Definition of Balustrades

1. Noun. (plural of balustrade) ¹



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Definition of Balustrades

1. balustrade [n] - See also: balustrade

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Balustrades

baltic states
baltimore oriole
baltis
balu
baluba
balubas
balun
baluns
balus
baluster
balusterlike
balusters
balustrade
balustraded
balustrades (current term)
balustre
balustres
balyakinite
balywick
balywicks
bam
bam island
bambakion
bambakions
bambermycins
bambini
bambino
bambinos
bambocciade

Literary usage of Balustrades

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"In the lateral sections (the towers) the windows are enclosed by stone balustrades ... by balustrades formed of Gothic letters in various inscriptions; ..."

2. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"balustrades and Hand Rails.—balustrades and hand rails are necessities in the construction of stairways. Even if the stairway is entirely enclosed by walls ..."

3. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1909)
"balustrades-!.—Figs. 49 and 50 are examples of stair balustrades or panels. Figs. 51 and 52 are examples suitable for exterior or exposed positions. ..."

4. Shaw's Civil Architecture: Being a Complete Theoretical and Practical System by Edward Shaw (1852)
"It is proposed by Blondel that balusters and balustrades should partake of the ... The general rules to be observed in the construction of balustrades are, ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... and balustrades. This façade i- the finest portion of the building, and centre, and also has statues of Charlemagne and his father Pippin the Short. ..."

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