Definition and Meanings for newel

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Part of Speech of newel

noun

Etymology of newel

from new. cf. novel of. nual, f. noyau sone, of fruit, noyau d'escaler newel, fr. l. nucalis like a nut, fr. nux, nucis, nut. cf. nowel the inner wall of a mold, nucleus

Meaning of newel


as noun

  • a novelty; a new thing.

as noun

  • the upright post about which the steps of a circular staircase wind; hence, in stairs having straight flights, the principal post at the foot of a staircase, or the secondary ones at the landings. also called newel post. see hollow newel, under hollow.
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