bannisters


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bannisters

(ˈbænɪstəz)
pl n
(Building) a variant spelling of banisters
References in classic literature ?
They're grand," said he; and then, as I was going, "Keep to the wall," he added; "there's nae bannisters.
Minding my uncle's word about the bannisters, I kept close to the tower side, and felt my way in the pitch darkness with a beating heart.
Without the delay of an instant, he threw himself headlong over the bannisters into the lobby below.
Upon one of these little staircases--not that at the head of which Lord George appeared from time to time, but the other--Gashford stood with his elbow on the bannister, and his cheek resting on his hand, with his usual crafty aspect.
While the chambermaid was at her work, a solitary lady, loitering about the corridor of the second storey, was watching her over the bannisters.
I found her leaning against the bannisters, deadly pale.
For an instant I imagined that Bannister had taken the unpardonable liberty of examining my papers.
I am prepared to swear, and so is Bannister, that it was smooth and unstained.
Holmes, do you mean to tell me that, all the time I was talking to Bannister in this room, we had the man prisoner if we had only known it?
Soames, let us have a look at your servant, Bannister.
We are investigating this unhappy business, Bannister," said his master.