[ UK /ɹˈe‍ɪlɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈɹeɪɫɪŋ/ ]
  1. a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
  2. material for making rails or rails collectively
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How To Use railing In A Sentence

  • At the iron railings turn left into the war memorial gardens. Times, Sunday Times
  • The town hall lost two bollards and a litter bin, railings, and a large stone pedestal has been cracked.
  • Another of his campaigns is aimed at removing fences and railings from London's parks. Times, Sunday Times
  • Instead he has to head to the balcony's edge and use the grapple on the second floor railing.
  • Charged they were that they worshipped an ass's head; which impious folly -- first fastened on the Jews by Tacitus, Hist., lib.v. cap. 1, in these words, "Effigiem animalis, quo monstrante errorem sitimque depulerant, penetrali sacravere" (having before set out a feigned direction received by a company of asses), which he had borrowed from Apion, a railing Egyptian of Alexandria [224] -- was so ingrafted in their minds that no defensative could be allowed. The Sermons of John Owen
  • Holding the chain railing, we followed our leader and had up-close encounters with yellow tails, sergeant majors, blue tang, trumpet fish, and other reef dwellers.
  • Floral tributes were placed against the garden railings. Times, Sunday Times
  • Now, whenever I go out on the porch I remember how rusty and pitted the railings used to look and how it bothered me, and the several hours I spent sandpapering it smooth, then the three coats of brown Rustoleum I applied, and now I'm watching it get whiter and cleaner with every new layer of paint I apply. A Productive Day
  • She walked abruptly to the door and pulled it back and ran to the railing where the carn fell away to the sea below. LET NOT THE DEEP
  • The sending was still trailing after her with a surcoat folded over its arm. LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR
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