Examples of balustrade in a Sentence
an ornately carved balustrade for the staircase
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Featuring balustrades and frilly railings, the new mansions extend nearly to the property lines in the prestigious Little Neck Hills, said Pattie Rifino, an associate broker with Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty.
The four rectangular parks around the monument (inside: a 227-step spiral staircase) were laid out by Frederick Law Olmsted and given a beaux-arts makeover with balustrades, fountains and statuary by Carrere and Hastings.
The two-story formal entry features marble flooring and a sweeping staircase with iron balustrades.
Burroughs's house in Lawrence, with its white balustrade, is the geopsychic core of my American earthquake.
A few Beijing residents ventured in occasionally to fly kites from the original stone balustrades, which were cracked and discolored like old bones.
The stately yellow firehouse has balustrades, a cupola and black shutters on the windows.
Undeterred, the designers added grandeur by installing a wooden balustrade on either side.
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Origin and Etymology of balustrade
First Known Use: 1644See Words from the same year
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Definition of balustrade for English Language Learners
: a kind of low wall that is placed at the sides of staircases, bridges, etc., and that is made of a row of short posts topped by a long rail
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