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newel post

noun
1.
a post supporting one end of a handrail at the top or bottom of a flight of stairs.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800
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British Dictionary definitions for newel-post

newel post

noun
1.
the post at the top or bottom of a flight of stairs that supports the handrail Sometimes shortened to newel
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