railing

Part of speech: noun

A series of rails; a balustrade.

Part of speech: noun

Rails, or material for rails.

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Usage examples "railing":

  1. As they went, the captain leaned over the railing and laughed. - "Last Words", Stephen Crane.
  2. He dashed out of his little house and leaning over the railing shouted to the Ancient Mariner: Sandy, ye gomeril! - "The End of the Rainbow", Marian Keith.
  3. That's all very well for you to say when you know I can't climb over this railing! - "The Danger Mark", Robert W. Chambers.