balcony rail

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1. A bar of wood or other material passing from one post or other support to another; a hand support along a stairway.
2. A structure consisting of rails and their sustaining posts, balusters, or pillars, and constituting an enclosure or a line of division, as a balcony rail.
3. A horizontal piece in a frame or paneling as a door rail, or in the framework of a window sash.
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The planters in Vancouver were wonderful--growing into a pleasing mix of shapes and textures that lined the balcony rail making a great setting for quiet dinners and pleasant evenings.
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The spacious lounge features space for dining and double doors, which open inwards, to a balcony rail.
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A SCREAMING woman dangled from a 30ft high balcony rail by her fingertips for nearly a minute before plummeting to the ground.
Sarah Waddington, 28, walked into their room to see Steven, 35, hanging from a balcony rail.
He either clutched at Lisa, or she grabbed him - and he pulled her over the balcony rail as he fell.
Arranged over three floors, there's an open-plan American-style family kitchen with French doors to a patio, large lounge and master suite with French doors to a balcony rail on the first floor and four bedrooms on the second floor with two sharing an ensuite.
Victim Paul Turner, 27, was spotted doing a balancing act on a fifth-floor balcony rail after a night out with his mates.