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     Expressing reproach; insulting.  [1913 Webster]
    "Angels, which are greater in power and might, bring not railing accusation against them."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A barrier made of a rail or of rails, together with vertical supports. The typical railing in the interior of structures or on porches has a horizontal rail near waist height, and multiple vertical supports. Its function is usually to provide a safety barrier at the edge of a verticle drop to prevent falls.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Rails in general; also, material for making rails.  [1913 Webster]


Railing, n.
1 (usu. in pl.) a fence or barrier made of rails.
2 the material for these.



balustrade, banister, bantering, barrier, booing, boundary, catcalling, chaffing, derisive, derisory, fence, fleering, flippant, fooling, grinning, hissing, hooting, jeering, joshing, kidding, leering, mocking, panning, quizzical, ragging, rail, rallying, razzing, ridiculing, roasting, scoffing, smart, smart-alecky, smart-ass, smirking, sneering, snickering, sniggering, snorting, stone wall, taunting, teasing, twitting, wall




N inclosure, envelope, case, wrapper, girdle, pen, fold, pen fold, in fold, sheep fold, paddock, pound, corral, yard, net, seine net, wall, hedge, hedge row, espalier, fence, pale, paling, balustrade, rail, railing, quickset hedge, park paling, circumvallation, enceinte, ring fence, barrier, barricade, gate, gateway, bent, dingle, door, hatch, cordon, prison, dike, dyke, ditch, fosse, moat.

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