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Definition of "balustrade" []

  • A rail and the row of balusters or posts that support it, as along the front of a gallery. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "balustrade" in a sentence
  • "The two-storey Casa Griesen with its balustrade is closer to Avenida Juarez."
  • "The swinging balustrade is transmitted through their arm directly into into the inner ear."
  • "Felix Page's _left_ side had been toward the balustrade at the instant Fluette snatched up the candle-stick; on the balustrade was a deep indentation where the base of the improvised weapon had impinged, after glancing; and the fatal blow had struck upon the victim's _right_ temple."