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How to use railing in a sentence
Kim Wallace-Ross, the code enforcement coordinator for the city, said dining platforms with walls or overhead structures will no longer be allowed – nor will any with railings taller than 45 inches.Politics Report: Property Tax for Parks and Libraries? | Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts | July 31, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
Dowd is both Joan, the railing scientist who wants the town to wake up to the danger she perceives in its midst, and Peter, Joan’s brother, the mayor who questions her credentials and her motives.Ann Dowd Goes From ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Villain Aunt Lydia to ‘Enemy of the People’ | Tim Teeman | July 2, 2021 | The Daily Beast
Hold a medium-heavy to heavy weight in your standing-leg hand and grab onto a fixed object like a railing or the back of a chair with your other hand.
At the beginning of the pandemic, Little Italy restaurants blocked off new outdoor eating spaces with long metal railings.Little Italy Is the Epicenter of Tensions, Confusion Over Outdoor Dining | MacKenzie Elmer | May 12, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
When she first spotted them on Monday, the 5-foot-3 retiree grabbed her cane and began shaking it at the birds, yelling at them to shoo from the railings of her wooden deck.
So it was ironic a couple of months later when the Tea Partiers were railing against it—it had already expired.To GOP Congress, as Usual, It’s Welfare on the Chopping Block | Monica Potts | December 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
According to reports, he received several standing ovations by railing against the government's surveillance programs.
What he should be railing against with equal passion now is illegal guns.Brooklyn Shooting Hits Close to Bill de Blasio’s Park Slope Home | Michael Daly | July 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A few curious people still lingered about the gilded iron railing, but inside the grounds the paths were deserted.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show | Robert W. Chambers | February 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Or is he a character in a TV show railing against his audience?‘True Detective’ Episode 5 Review: ‘The Secret Fate of All Life’ is the Best Episode Yet | Andrew Romano | February 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Her thin and narrow hands held the balcony railing rather tightly.Bella Donna | Robert Hichens
Passing through the twisted iron railing they reached the path, and thence made their way to the road, shining white in the night.Three More John Silence Stories | Algernon Blackwood
Nigel drew back, and she stepped out upon the balcony, where Baroudi was leaning upon the railing, looking over the sunlit Nile.Bella Donna | Robert Hichens
The host, not to be outdone, was sitting with his feet on the railing of the stove, but as far from the spittoon as possible.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
He walks slowly, dusting the iron railing, then turns to give my door a few light strokes with the cat-o'-many-tails.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist | Alexander Berkman
British Dictionary definitions for railing
(often plural) a fence, balustrade, or barrier that consists of rails supported by posts
rails collectively or material for making rails
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