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Synonyms for banister

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

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Now, Bannister, will you please tell us the truth about yesterday's incident?
His troubled blue eyes glanced at each of us, and finally rested with an expression of blank dismay upon Bannister in the farther corner.
The unfortunate young man staggered back, and cast a look full of horror and reproach at Bannister.
Soames, that you said to me that no one, not even Bannister, could have told that the papers were in your room, the case began to take a definite shape in my mind.
A TEACHER told a 12-year-old boy to stop sliding down bannisters hours before the pupil fell 20ft to his death attempting the same thing on a higher floor, an inquest heard.
He said pupils described how Michael had been sliding down the bannisters when he fell.
Using frozen products not only offers caterers a convenient way to meet fast turnaround times, but also holds significant advantages when it comes to food waste, as Zoe Bannister, Commercial Director of Bannisters' Farm, explains:
Combining local provenance with the requirements of the busy modern caterer, the Bannisters Farm range promises traditional, home cooked results with minimal time and effort.
The current world record for the mile is 16 seconds faster than Bannisters groundbreaking time.
Elizabeth Schrero, the Bannisters' lawyer, said the Bannisters had complained for years and no one paid attention until they finally sued.
Zoe Bannister, Commercial Director, explained: "We are delighted to introduce these new products into the Bannisters' Farm range and the Fully Loaded Jackets offer an interesting proposition in the frozen food category.
Zoe Bannister, Commercial Director, explained, "We are delighted to introduce our Filled Baked Potato Skins to Asda customers.
School secretary Kay Bannister, 32, was found on the settee by her 10-year-old son Taylor, at her home in York Street, Mountain Ash, on December 27.