/ (ˈbænɪstəz) /

pl n
  1. a variant spelling of banisters

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How to use bannisters in a sentence

  • Lechmere slid down the bannisters as a schoolboy might have done; he had an open pocket knife in his teeth.

    The Weight of the Crown | Fred M. White
  • He leaned over the bannisters and spied the note on the hall table.

    Mary Louise and Josie O'Gorman | Emma Speed Sampson
  • I slid down the bannisters, not only to expedite matters but to save my ankle that had begun to remind me of its existence.

  • As he pulled the young lady upstairs, she caught hold of one of the bannisters with her hand, on which was a rich bracelet.

    Popular Rhymes and Nursery Tales | David Goodger (
  • A spidery staircase with dark wood bannisters rose steeply from one side and wound away out of sight.