banister

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Etymology[edit]

Corruption of baluster.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbænɪstə(ɹ)/

Noun[edit]

banister (plural banisters)

  1. The handrail on the side of a staircase.
  2. One of the vertical supports of a handrail; a baluster.

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Verb[edit]

banister (third-person singular simple present banisters, present participle banistering, simple past and past participle banistered)

  1. To construct a banister
  2. To act as a banister