- nountop rail of a fence or balustrade• Hypernyms: ↑rail
* * *noun1. : a horizontal board forming the top rail of a simple fence or the handrail of a balustrade2. : a flooring board in scaffolding3. : ribbon 2b
* * *1. a horizontal board, as in a fence.2. Carpentry. ribbon (def. 8).[1905-10]
* * *ledger board,the horizontal board which forms the top of a fence or balustrade, often serving as a handrail or guard.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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