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railing

noun [C]  /ˈreɪ·lɪŋ/ us  
a type of fence made of one of more usually metal or wooden bars attached to posts, often along the edge of a path or at the side of stairs for safety and to provide support: The iron railing at the edge of the boardwalk was some six feet above the beach.
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