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synonyms for newel

  • panel
  • pole
  • column
  • doorpost
  • leg
  • mast
  • pale
  • palisade
  • pedestal
  • picket
  • pile
  • pillar
  • prop
  • rail
  • shaft
  • stake
  • standard
  • stilt
  • stock
  • stud
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How to use newel in a sentence

It was about the size of a dinner-plate, and lay on the newel-post as I came down stairs one morning.
MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE, VOL. 1, NO. 2, JULY, 1893VARIOUS
She groped carefully for the newel-post, for going down was more dangerous than coming up, and she feared she might fall headlong.
MARJORIE'S BUSY DAYSCAROLYN WELLS
Some asked us questions, others threatened us, so that we thought it wisdom to leave and go to the house of Newel Knight.
HISTORY OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTSJOSEPH SMITH
The corners of Mr. Gryce's mouth betrayed that he noted this change, but he did not turn away from the newel-post.
THAT AFFAIR NEXT DOORANNA KATHARINE GREEN
Limply he sagged against the newel-post, a sorry picture of grief and pain.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
He leaned against the newel of the staircase and looked at me, quite surprised.
MY LITTLE SISTERELIZABETH ROBINS
Each of these has three corbels, with sockets for the steps, which are thus supported by the newel and yet independent of it.
SOME ACCOUNT OF GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE IN SPAINGEORGE EDMUND STREET
The entrance is by a staircase through a house, and thence by a newel staircase in the thickness of the wall.
SOME ACCOUNT OF GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE IN SPAINGEORGE EDMUND STREET
He noticed, too, that Dr. Redding had descended the stairs and leant against the newel post.
THE GRAY MASKWADSWORTH CAMP
From garret to cellar, thirty rooms in all; nothing but the hand-print on the newel-post and the opened trunk.
THE VOICE IN THE FOGHAROLD MACGRATH
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WORDS RELATED TO NEWEL

  • column
  • doorpost
  • leg
  • mast
  • newel
  • pale
  • palisade
  • panel
  • pedestal
  • picket
  • pile
  • pillar
  • pole
  • prop
  • rail
  • shaft
  • stake
  • standard
  • stilt
  • stock
  • stud
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.