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See definition of railings on Dictionary.com
  • nounpost, pole along an edge
  • nounpost

synonyms for railings

  • balustrade
  • banister
  • bar
  • barrier
  • fence
  • paling
  • rest
  • siding
  • fence
  • barrier
  • rail
  • siding
  • pole
  • banister
  • bar
  • rest
  • balustrade
  • paling
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How to use railings in a sentence

In the Chartist riots of 1839, the people tore up the railings round the churchyard to use as pikes.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
The whole is enclosed by a low brick wall, topped by iron railings painted flaming red.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The Countess struggled with sick sobs; half under her breath she murmured incoherent railings and feeble complaints.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
No sooner were we inside the railings than Mr. Kipling was accosted by a military policeman.
THE RELIEF OF MAFEKINGFILSON YOUNG
Down below the railings, at three or four points, not more, an upturned face with tightly shut eyes was praying aloud.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
The Carlton House porter had been ordered to get the railings fresh painted.
ART IN ENGLANDDUTTON COOK
It was just wide enough for a wagon, and had railings on the sides.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF FRANK G. ALLEN, MINISTER OF THE GOSPELFRANK G. ALLEN
She talked in a melancholy manner over the area-railings to the cooks at twenty-three and twenty-five.
A LITTLE DINNER AT TIMMINS'SWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
Swerving aside before they reached the sentried gate, the pair climbed over some railings—and were free once more.
EASTERN NIGHTS - AND FLIGHTSALAN BOTT
The Smith County boys crouched down behind the bales of hay lined along the railings and cocked their flintlocks.
SHAMANROBERT SHEA
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