Railing definition

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Rails considered as a group.
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A structure made of a rail, often connecting a series of upright members, that is used as a guard or barrier or for support, as on a balcony or next to a staircase.
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A fence or balustrade made of rails and posts.
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A fence or barrier consisting of one or more horizontal rails and vertical supports.

During the war, everyone's railings were taken away to make bombers.

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Present participle of rail.
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The rail of such a structure.
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Materials for rails.
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Rails collectively.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
railing
Plural:
railings