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  • A short column used in a group to support a rail, as commonly found on the side of a stairway.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



Bal"us*ter (&?;), n. [F. balustre, It. balaustro, fr. L. balaustium the flower of the wild pomegranate, fr. Gr. balay`stion; -- so named from the similarity of form.] (Arch.) A small column or pilaster, used as a support to the rail of an open parapet, to guard the side of a staircase, or the front of a gallery. See Balustrade. [Corrupted into banister.]

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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