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Kim Wallace-Ross, the code enforcement coordinator for the city, said dining platforms with walls or overhead structures will no longer be allowed – nor will any with railings taller than 45 inches.

Dowd is both Joan, the railing scientist who wants the town to wake up to the danger she perceives in its midst, and Peter, Joan’s brother, the mayor who questions her credentials and her motives.

Hold a medium-heavy to heavy weight in your standing-leg hand and grab onto a fixed object like a railing or the back of a chair with your other hand.

At the beginning of the pandemic, Little Italy restaurants blocked off new outdoor eating spaces with long metal railings.

When she first spotted them on Monday, the 5-foot-3 retiree grabbed her cane and began shaking it at the birds, yelling at them to shoo from the railings of her wooden deck.

So it was ironic a couple of months later when the Tea Partiers were railing against it—it had already expired.

According to reports, he received several standing ovations by railing against the government's surveillance programs.

What he should be railing against with equal passion now is illegal guns.

A few curious people still lingered about the gilded iron railing, but inside the grounds the paths were deserted.

Or is he a character in a TV show railing against his audience?

Her thin and narrow hands held the balcony railing rather tightly.

Passing through the twisted iron railing they reached the path, and thence made their way to the road, shining white in the night.

Nigel drew back, and she stepped out upon the balcony, where Baroudi was leaning upon the railing, looking over the sunlit Nile.

The host, not to be outdone, was sitting with his feet on the railing of the stove, but as far from the spittoon as possible.

He walks slowly, dusting the iron railing, then turns to give my door a few light strokes with the cat-o'-many-tails.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to railing, such as: barrier, fence, pole, rail, rails, and siding.

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