balusters balusters

Definition(s):

  • (n) a railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He found a place where balusters were missing from the balustrade, crawled through, plumped 18 ft.
  2. On the dim stairway a shoe was hastily withdrawn from the articulate board; a girl crouched against the balusters listening.

News

  • Gone gray: Cool slate tones the next 'it' color in home design

    Galvinzed pipe balusters support the handrail. Mindful gray covers the walls. Chunky chains tie back metallic zinc colored curtains. Nicole Phillippo's home is gray, inside and out. The stone façade and gray siding stands out on her block, which is a sea of warm brick and beige, in Mason's Ridge subdivision on the southside of Lafayette. 'I wanted something that's really different,' said the 36 ...
    on November 24, 2013     Source: Journal & Courier

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