bannister bannister  /ˈbæ nə stər/


  1. (n) English runner who in 1954 became the first person to run a mile in less than four minutes (born in 1929)
  2. (n) a railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling


  1. Bannister seeking withdrawal of plea in animal cruelty case

    THOMASVILLE — Rebecca Elaine Bannister, a former Thomas County resident who entered guilty pleas to animal cruelty in May, has filed a motion to withdraw the pleas.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Thomasville Times-Enterprise

  2. Bondsmen’s failure to track suspect led to rape, Moncks Corner victim alleges

    When Brandon Bannister strayed from the Moncks Corner home where he was supposed to be on house arrest, the company tracking the electronic bracelet on his ankle should have sent him back to jail, according to a lawsuit filed this week.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Post and Courier

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furtive furtive
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