BANISTER's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of banister
Definition:
n. handrail, especially on a staircase
Example:
The house was all built to the highest level of quality by the best craftsmen, only nobody in town could build the sweeping banister for that grand staircase.
Sentence in Classic:
She took the child back into her lap and Rhett settled himself lazily on the banister and took a cigar from a silver case.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Gregor, though, had no time to spare for his parents now; the chief clerk had already reached the stairs; with his chin on the banister, he looked back for the last time.
Metamorphosis By Franz Kafka Context
Miss Kate and Miss Julia were there, gossiping and laughing and fussing, walking after each other to the head of the stairs, peering down over the banisters and calling down to Lily to ask her who had come.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
He was taking his time about his errand, then; but when he saw me on the top of the staircase, looking at him over the banisters, he swung into a trot, and came up panting as if he had run himself into a state of exhaustion.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
A lady so decorous in herself, and so highly connected, was not to be suspected of dropping over the banisters or sliding down them, yet her extraordinary facility of locomotion suggested the wild idea.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
She stopped, clutching the banisters, her heart hammering so hard from anger, insult and exertion that it seemed about to burst through her basque.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
That he had a score of Socialist arguments chasing through his brain in the meantime did not interfere with this; on the contrary, Jurgis scrubbed the spittoons and polished the banisters all the more vehemently because at the same time he was wrestling inwardly with an imaginary recalcitrant.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context