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balustrade


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Balustrade  \Bal"us*trade`\  (-tr[=a]d`),  n.  [F.  balustrade,  It 
  balaustrata  fr  balaustro  See  {Baluster}.] 
  A  row  of  balusters  topped  by  a  rail,  serving  as  an  open 
  parapet,  as  along  the  edge  of  a  balcony,  terrace,  bridge, 
  staircase,  or  the  eaves  of  a  building. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  balustrade 
  n  :  at  side  of  staircase  or  balcony  to  prevent  people  from 
  falling  [syn:  {bannister},  {banister},  {balusters},  {handrail}] 




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