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Meaning of BALUSTRADE

Pronunciation:  'balu`streyd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling
 

BALUSTRADE is a 10 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: balusters, banister, bannister, handrail
 
 See Also: balcony, baluster, barrier, rail, railing

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bal"us*trade`\ (-tr[=a]d`), n. [F. balustrade, It.
balaustrata fr. balaustro. See {Baluster}.]
A row of balusters topped by a rail, serving as an open
parapet, as along the edge of a balcony, terrace, bridge,
staircase, or the eaves of a building.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: baluster, banister, barrier, base, boundary, caryatid, colonnade, column, dado, die, doorjamb, doorpost, fence, footstalk, gatepost, hitching post, jack, jamb, king post, milepost, mullion, newel-post, pedestal, pedicel, peduncle, pier, pilaster, pile, piling, pillar, plinth, pole, post, queen-post, rail, railing, Samson post, shaft, signpost, snubbing post, socle, staff, stalk, stanchion, stand, standard, stem, stile, stone wall, subbase, surbase, trunk, upright, wall
 

 

 

 

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