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Noun: bannister  ba-nis-tu(r)
  1. A railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling
    - banister, balustrade, balusters, handrail
Noun: Bannister  ba-nis-tu(r)
  1. English runner who in 1954 became the first person to run a mile in less than four minutes (born in 1929)
    - Roger Bannister, Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister

Derived forms: bannisters

Type of: barrier, four-minute man

Part of: balcony

Encyclopedia: Bannister, Mi