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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Luis French, prosecuting, has told the court that one witness saw the defendant lifting himself on to the balcony rail before allegedly "looking down over his left shoulder and then jumping down backwards.
Picture yourself leaning on the balcony rail, sipping a glass of Northwest Cabernet, and looking down over the great room to the view outside: Here you have all the pleasures of a great Northwest lodge, with no checkout time.
It's as if someone is carrying him, then throwing his body over the balcony rail," Blanco's mother Sheila Blanco told
Helen Moran, 37, climbed over a balcony rail and plunged to the basement path.
The spacious lounge features space for dining and double doors, which open inwards, to a balcony rail.
Recording the open verdict, the coroner said: 'I remain puzzled as to how Linda's hands remained on the balcony rail during that procedure [of her falling over].
But she toppled over the balcony rail as she turned round during a loving clinch.
Volney was too drunk to be interviewed but the following day he told police that Sasha may have climbed on to the balcony rail and fell.
Both styles of apartment feature an attractive lounge with bay window and balcony rail, dining kitchen, and en suite master bedroom.
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.