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word: balustrade


 

A page of fanciful balusters from A Handbook o...

A page of fanciful balusters from A Handbook of Ornament, Franz S. Meyer, 1898 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

balustrade

 

Definition: (noun) A rail and the row of balusters or posts that support it, as along the front of a gallery.
Synonyms: banister, handrail
Usage: She leaned over the balustrade, trying to see what was happening below. Discuss.