from The Century Dictionary.

  • Furnished with a balustrade or balustrades.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having balustrades


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  • In part because of the report, the faculty meeting in balustraded University Hall found Summers under sustained attack, according to mechanical engineering professor Frederick Abernathy.

    Balloon Juice » 2006 » February

  • The ballroom has two Moroccan fireplaces and seven sets of French doors leading to balustraded brick terrace.

    Magnate's Mansion

  • He flicked the horse with his whip, and we dashed away through the endless succession of sombre and deserted streets, which widened gradually, until we were flying across a broad balustraded bridge, with the murky river flowing sluggishly be - neath us.

    Sole Music

  • There were three long windows before she reached the corner; she could just glimpse their draped pelmets and rich, heavy curtains; the windows continued along the side of the house too, and there was a small stone balustraded stair disappearing to a basement she could not see.

    Politics 101

  • A square balustraded gallery ran round the top of the old hall, approached by a double stair.

    The Seriously Deranged Writer and the Model Cars

  • From the little hill they had again to pass, they observed a group of company upon the leads of her house, which were flat, and balustraded round; and when they presented themselves at the door, they were met by Major Cerwood, who conducted them to the scene of business.


  • From the portico, reached by two grand circular and balustraded flights of steps, the view extends over an immense fish-pond, as long and wide as the grand canal at Versailles, beginning at the foot of a grass-plot which compares well with the finest English lawns, and bordered with beds and baskets now filled with the brilliant flowers of autumn.

    Modeste Mignon

  • With its beautiful old palaces, and charming country in the distance, seen from terrace walks, and stately, balustraded galleries.

    Pictures from Italy

  • Built in 1842, it has a stuccoed doorway, balustraded roof and your own private turret -plus unfettered out-of-hours playtime on those sweeping lawns.

    You're the king of the castle

  • I wish I could get the idea on paper -- the sense of marvel and liberation hiding in obscure dimensions and problematically reachable at rare instances through vistas of ancient streets, across leagues of strange hill country, or up endless flights of marble steps culminating in tiers of balustraded terraces.

    Kenneth Hite's Journal


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