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Synonyms for balustrade

a railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling

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Pickwick, edging a little from the balustrade, as the possibility of the dismal man's tipping him over, by way of experiment, occurred to him rather forcibly.
Imagine on the balustrade of this terrace a number of tall vases of blue and white pottery, in which are gilliflowers; and to right and left, along the neighboring walls, hedges of linden closely trimmed in, and you will gain an idea of the landscape, full of tranquil chastity, modest cheerfulness, but commonplace withal, which surrounded the venerable edifice of the Cormon family.
She shall still recline Upon the scented balustrade and glow With spring that thrills her warm blood into wine.
Finding a free place, Levin leaned over the balustrade and began looking and listening.
Levin, with his elbows on the balustrade, looked and listened.
A carved balustrade, freshly painted in the lower stories, but growing dingier as we ascend, borders the staircase with its quaintly twisted and intertwined pillars, from top to bottom.
We all went together, she before us: and a glorious old room it was, with more oak beams, and diamond panes; and the broad balustrade going all the way up to it.
Roses covered the walls of the house, draped the cornices, climbed the pillars, and ran riot over the balustrade of the wide terrace, whence one looked down on the sunny Mediterranean, and the white-walled city on its shore.
And Laurie composed himself for a lounge on the broad ledge of the balustrade.
Rodney cried, striking his hand once more upon the balustrade, "why can't one say how beautiful it all is?
Rodney stopped and once more began beating a kind of rhythm, as if he were marking a phrase in a symphony, upon the smooth stone balustrade of the Embankment.
They saw a flight of red freestone steps ascending to a portal, above which was a balcony and balustrade.
Often at night a hideous form was seen wandering along the frail balustrade of carved lacework, which crowns the towers and borders the circumference of the apse; again it was the hunchback of Notre-Dame.
The installation of the new balustrades on the upper footway is under way.
Tenders are invited for Civil Worksw For Repairs To Wooden Staircase Railing, Balustrades, Strengthening Of Stone Balustrades And Internal Painting Etc At Gpo Bangalore