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any vertical post or rod used as a support

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in to the handle, while I pulled at the stanchion and pushed with my feet.
Jerry, scarcely aware of Lerumie's presence, was trotting past on his way aft to where Borckman, the mate, was superintending the stringing of the barbed wire to the stanchions. And Lerumie, with a side-long look to see if the deed meditated for his foot was screened from observation, aimed a kick at the son of his four- legged enemy.
The stanchions stood too close to suffer his shoulders to follow, and I smiled, exulting in my fancied security.
The huge folio sign that swung without, exposed to the fury of the tempest, creaked ominously, and gave out a moaning sound from its stanchions of solid oak.
When it reached the craft's side, the jaws closed upon one of the stanchions of the deck rail and tore it from its socket as though it had been a toothpick stuck in putty.
Over the whole there was a light roof, supported on stanchions. The funnel projected through that roof, and in front of the funnel a small cabin built of light planks served for a pilot-house.
And while we pumped the ship was going from us piecemeal: the bulwarks went, the stanchions were torn out, the ventilators smashed, the cabin-door burst in.
Staff emerge from the doorway to quickly collect the stanchions and move them inside for safety.
The shot hit the stanchion and that's two yards into the net.
Llanishen Leisure Centre swimming pool was forced to shut "after one of the lighting stanchions in the pool hall roof fell into the pool", councillors were told in an email.
The fire started on a wooden barrier at the base of the stanchion at around 10.15am.
A rejected lamb can be allowed to nurse that "first milk" if you restrain the ewe in a stanchion.
Deer Park, NY, December 22, 2013 --( is proud to introduce PRIME Stanchions, a new line of low-cost crowd control products.
When the holes for the light stanchions were dug, one sort of sprung a leak and soon a dam formed.
The quasi-architectural articulation of negative space beginning to develop in Stanchion is clearest in Quadrangle, a large and lanky freestanding sculpture that filled the north gallery.