Definitions

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  • noun plural of railing
  • noun British for railing

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Examples

  • And planting flowers in the boxes that hang on the front railings is always such a joy too!

    A Plain House (1)

  • I know not being able to leap over bushes and railings is tough for you. * g*

    ccfinlay: Last week, my ibook began to crash frequ

  • But walking along the South Rim, we soon discovered the railings were a rarity.

    The Hazards Of Life On the Edge

  • Within the railings is a flower-garden of respectable dahlias and chrysanthemums, where a man is sweeping the leaves from the grass.

    A Pair of Blue Eyes

  • Mounted in front of them on the railings were a dozen telescopes, each with a different resolution, through which the three of them could see the familiar ladders and stairways, resembling three ribs of an umbrella, that took thirty thousand steps to descend (or ascend) to the Central Plain of Rama.

    The Garden of Rama

  • In the ancient villages, where the lodges were crowded together, the railings were always present.

    Buffalo Bird Woman's Garden

  • Inside the railings was a broad belt of shrubs bordered by a gravel path.

    Love Eternal

  • Within the railings is a flower-garden of respectable dahlias and chrysanthemums, where a man is sweeping the leaves from the grass.

    A Pair of Blue Eyes

  • There is NO WAY you can "Fall off" a cruise ship unless you are climbing on or over the railings, which is plain stupid.

    msnbc.com: Top msnbc.com headlines

  • There is no view of the ocean because behind the railings is a high steel wall.

    The Guardian World News

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