Solid newel

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(Arch.) a newel into which the ends of winding stairs are built, in distinction from a hollow newel. See under Hollow, a.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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A staircase with solid newel posts leads to the first floor, where there is a modern family bathroom and four bedrooms.
The result was one solid newel. Painted white to match the wooden balusters, it was nearly impossible to distinguish the steel post.
The staircase is particularly good with wide treads, solid newel posts, curved hand rails and twisted balusters.