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They had been hanging over the low balustrade, engaged in a heart-to-heart talk with two pretty Quartier brunettes.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
Narrow winding staircases in the interior lead to the top, upon which a small platform, with a balustrade a foot high, is erected.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Nearer came the feet, and I peered between the interstices of the screening balustrade.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
The terrace was walled with creamy stone, and railed about by a heavy balustrade of white magnesian limestone.
A FORTUNE HUNTER; OR, THE OLD STONE CORRALJOHN DUNLOE CARTERET
The hideous figure of Peter the Hermit re-appeared above the balustrade.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
There was a little flight of steps hanging down the side of the steamer, with ropes on each side of it in lieu of a balustrade.
ROLLO IN HOLLANDJACOB ABBOTT
A few minutes later, however, half his body had been forced over the balustrade.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
He shook the ladder to see if it was firm, then he put his leg over the balustrade and placed his foot on the first step.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
At the base of the roof ran an open balustrade, broken at intervals by the pinnacles which crowned the buttresses.
YPRES AND THE BATTLES OF YPRESUNKNOWN
The balustrade of a balcony in garlands a la Pompadour concealed the roof; only the lead cornices were visible.
HONORINEHONORE DE BALZAC
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WORDS RELATED TO BALUSTRADE

  • balustrade
  • banister
  • bar
  • barrier
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  • paling
  • pole
  • rail
  • rest
  • siding
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