Definition and Meanings for newel
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Part of Speech of newel
Etymology of newel
Meaning of newel
- a novelty; a new thing.
- 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.