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synonyms for banister

  • baluster
  • balustrade
  • handrail
  • rail
  • support
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Fearing to lose his way, he bawls over the banister, and through the corridors, “Is any one there?”
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
The hall was as black as a dungeon, but by groping around she found the banister rail, and so made her way upstairs.
MARJORIE'S BUSY DAYSCAROLYN WELLS
Nicole turned to see her father climbing up the stairs, pulling himself along on the banister and leaning on his walking stick.
SHAMANROBERT SHEA
With a startled cry he lunged forward, clutching at the banister to steady his blundering descent.
RALESTONE LUCKANDRE NORTON
Convulsively grasping the banister with both hands, his broad shoulders formed a mighty buttress against the pressing flood.
THE MAN-WOLF AND OTHER TALESEMILE ERCKMANN AND ALEXANDRE CHATRIAN
She opened the door, followed him to the stairs, and leaned over the banister to watch his descent.
MAX FARGUSOWEN JOHNSON
Ruth was leaning over the banister at the time and saw all that passed.
PETERF. HOPKINSON SMITH
He rose to his feet and made for the stairs, and held on to the banister.
A BOOK OF GHOSTSSABINE BARING-GOULD
He came after her up the narrow seed-strewn stair, that had no banister.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
Grasping the banister with one hand, I went downstairs backwards, step by step, and so regained the sanctuary of my own room.
THE ARGOSYVARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BANISTER

  • balustrade
  • banister
  • bar
  • barrier
  • fence
  • paling
  • rest
  • siding
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