Examples of banister in a Sentence
The children love to slide down the banister.
She held the banister tightly.
Origin and Etymology of banister
alteration of baluster
First Known Use: 1641See Words from the same year
BANISTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of banister for English Language Learners
: a structure like a fence with a bar on top that is built along the side of a set of stairs
BANISTER Defined for Kids
Definition of banister for Students
1 : one of the slender posts used to support the handrail of a staircase
2 : a handrail and its supporting posts
3 : the handrail of a staircase
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