Open newel

(Arch.) See Hollow newel, under Hollow.

See also: Open

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The stairs likewise to the upper rooms, let them be upon a fair open newel, and finely railed in, with images of wood, cast into a brass color; and a very fair landing-place at the top.

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