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a series of steps or rungs by means of which a person may pass over a wall or fence that remains a barrier to sheep or cattle.
a turnstile.
noun, Carpentry, Furniture.
any of various upright members framing panels or the like, as in a system of paneling, a paneled door, window sash, or chest of drawers.
Compare rail1 (def 8).
a set of steps or rungs in a wall or fence to allow people, but not animals, to pass over
short for turnstile
a vertical framing member in a door, window frame, or piece of panelling Compare rail1 (sense 3)


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