bannister

noun ban·nis·ter

less common spelling of

1 a : a handrail with its supporting posts
b : handrail
2 : baluster 2

Bannister

biographical name Ban·nis·ter \ ˈba-nə-stər \

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Sir Roger (Gilbert) 1929–2018     British runner and neurologist

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