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ˈbæn ə stərban·is·ter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bannister, banister, balustrade, balusters, handrailnoun

    a railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling


  1. banisternoun

    The handrail on the side of a staircase.

  2. banisternoun

    One of the vertical supports of a handrail; a baluster.

  3. Etymology: Corruption of baluster.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Banisternoun

    a stringed musical instrument having a head and neck like the guitar, and its body like a tambourine. It has five strings, and is played with the fingers and hands

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Banister

    ban′istėr, n. a corr. of Baluster.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of banister in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of banister in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of banister in a Sentence

  1. Ken Dodd:

    I did 25 minutes running on the spot this morning - I had my braces caught in the banister

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