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NE’WEL. n.s.

NE'WEL. n.s.

NEWEL. n.s.
I. The compass round which the staircase is carried.
Let the stairs to the upper rooms be upon a fair open
newel, and finely railed in.  Bacon, Essay 46.
2. Newel; novelty.  Spenser.