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EtymologyEdit

Alteration of earlier barrester, ballester, corruptions of baluster.

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NounEdit

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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VerbEdit

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

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