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noun
a post supporting one end of a handrail at the top or bottom of a flight of stairs.
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Origin of newel post

First recorded in 1790–1800
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newel post

noun
the post at the top or bottom of a flight of stairs that supports the handrailSometimes shortened to: newel
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