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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The central pillar of a circular staircase; The post at the top or bottom of a flight of stairs.

Usage examples (35)
  • Just as she reached the newel post the door opened.
  • I sawed off the newel post at the end of the banister.
  • He stopped when he saw the group around the newel post.
  • At the top of the stairs, Sylvie slapped the newel post. for more
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