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banister

[′ban·ə·stər]
(building construction)
A handrail for a staircase.

Banister

A slender pillar turned on a lathe, used to support the handrail of a stair.

baluster, banister

baluster, 3
baluster, 1
1. One of a number of short vertical members, often circular in section, used to support a stair handrail or a coping.
2. (pl.) A balustrade.
3. The roll forming the side of an Ionic capital; a bolster, pulvinus.

banister

1. A handrail for a staircase.
2. A baluster.
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Bannister became the favorite after a Wednesday rehearsal seemed to suggest the legendary runner.
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School secretary Kay Bannister, 32, was found on the settee by her 10-year-old son Taylor, at her home in York Street, Mountain Ash, on December 27.
Paul Kyte, acting headteacher of Glenboi Primary, Mountain Ash, where Ms Bannister had been school secretary since last April, said she would be deeply missed, adding: ``She always came in with a smile and was respected by the children, the teaching staff and myself.