from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The top railing of a fence or balustrade.
- n. A narrow horizontal board attached to a row of studs to support the ends of floor or ceiling joists. Also called ribbon.
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- n. this sense?) Any of a series of horizontal boards, joined by vertical supports, but especially the topmost rail of a fence or balustrade
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- n. top rail of a fence or balustrade
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