Apron piece



(in a staircase) a header receiving the ends of rough strings, carriage pieces, and the joists of landings.
Historical Examples

Near the road is a curious looking seat called “The apron piece,” with a railing in front.
The Idler Magazine, Volume III, April 1893 Various

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