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See definition of baluster on Dictionary.com
  • as inbanister
  • as inspindle

synonyms for baluster

  • balustrade
  • handrail
  • rail
  • support
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How to use baluster in a sentence

This hall the same colour,” said I, “with the rails of the baluster in the cream white of the trim.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
Fred was quite willing, for his curiosity was excited; so, seizing the baluster with both hands, he gave it a twist.
CROWN AND SCEPTREGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
The young girl became yet whiter; a moment she clung to the baluster; then started to descend the stairs.
UNDER THE ROSEFREDERIC STEWART ISHAM
He grasped the baluster-rail, and stood wildly clinging, like a shipwrecked sailor to a mast.
THE HONORABLE PERCIVALALICE HEGAN RICE
She had partly descended the staircase and she stopped, leaning against the baluster and smiling up at him.
THE REAL THING AND OTHER TALESHENRY JAMES
She went down the steep servants' stairway, clinging to the baluster, and reached her mistress's apartments.
GERMINIE LACERTEUXEDMOND AND JULES DE GONCOURT
At this period the outline of a classic baluster formed a favorite motive for the iron rail.
THE DECORATION OF HOUSESEDITH WHARTON
His bullet glanced from the baluster rail near Chick, and buried itself in the wall behind him.
WITH LINKS OF STEELNICHOLAS CARTER
Then Chick got a line on Matt Stall from behind the baluster post, and dropped him with a ragged wound in his hip.
WITH LINKS OF STEELNICHOLAS CARTER
Very slowly, a little tired after the stairs, the old lady climbed up, with her hand on the baluster-rail.
SMALL SOULSLOUIS COUPERUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO BALUSTER

  • baluster
  • balustrade
  • handrail
  • rail
  • support
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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