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Balustrade

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(Photo: Carol Bates)

(Photo: Carol Bates)

A balustrade, sometimes called the inexact "banister," is the assemblage of a top rail, balusters or spindles, and a foot rail or molding, as used on a staircase, balcony, roof platform, or bridge.

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