balustrade (BĂL-ə-strād)


Definition (Noun) A row of balusters, surmounted by a rail or coping, forming an ornamental parapet or barrier along the edge of a terrace, balcony, etc. In Context "On the second floor rose three very high, curved windows, originally, he suspected, an open loggia but now glazed and fronted with a low stone balustrade." P. D. James, A Taste for Death, 1986.