Examples from literature
- By instinct his hand found the smooth banister, and he began his climb of the stairs.
- I was looking straight towards the head of a wide staircase, with a great oak banister.
- She took a step towards them, and then he noticed that she swayed and clutched the banister.
- The woman still hung over the banisters a minute longer and then was gone.
- These banisters are elaborately decorated with carving, which is always of the same pattern.