A discharge of fire-arms followed; but, sheltered by the newel, Catesby sustained no injury.
With a lowering face he watched her descend and, his hand on the newel, confronted her.
Let my servant newel K. Whitney retain his store, or in other words, the store yet for a little season.
The grip of the shadowy presence was fastened on newel, and he knew it.
He had a fleeting impression that she had been for some time where she stood now, by the stairway with her hand on the newel post.
newel, here in an Indian country alone, with seven little children.
newel, go and ask the Prophet to send me a handkerchief with his blessing.
Mr. newel, one of Captain Watson's company, concealed himself in a barn, near to where the Indians returned.
But Richard was slow about following them, and when I was half way down the stair he was only as far as the newel post.
Soon after this the first Mormon miracle was performed—the casting out of a devil from a young man named, newel Knight.
mid-14c., "pillar from which steps of a winding staircase radiate," from Old French noel, novel "knob, newel, kernel, stone" (Modern French noyau), from Vulgar Latin *nodellus "little knot," diminutive of Latin nodulus, diminutive of nodus "knot" (see net (n.)). Klein's sources suggest the French word may be from Gallo-Romance *nucale, from Latin nux "nut." The meaning "post at the top or bottom of a staircase" is from 1833.