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Definition(s):

  1. (n) the post at the top or bottom of a flight of stairs; it supports the handrail
  2. (n) the central pillar of a circular staircase

Usage(s):

  1. At Boston's elaborate summer Arts Festival, the Grand Prize went to a sculptor, Gilbert Franklin, for his safely modern Beach Figure, clean-lined and anonymous as a newel post.
  2. Mia Farrow's measurements are closely akin to a newel post's.
  3. Henry slides down the banister, with a fat little boy behind him to hit the newel post first.

News

  1. Places to find music

    The quartet that bears the festival's name performs at the Garth Newel Music Center in Bath County. To mark its 40th anniversary, the music center will have a regular program of chamber concerts on Saturdays and Sundays from the end of June until Sept. 1. / Washington Post
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Staunton News Leader

  2. Authorities nab suspect in several burglaries

    Terah Kamal Jones, 25, was arrested at a Newel Street address in west Savannah Wednesday night by members of the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Task Force and Central Precinct detectives.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WTOC 11 Savannah

  3. UPDATE: Police arrest Savannah burglary suspect

    A man being sought by Savannah-Chatham police in connection with burlgaries was arrested Wednesday night.Terah Kamel Jones, 25, was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and metro police at a Newel Street address in west Savannah.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Savannah Morning News

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