Stile

Definition of Stile

n.1.A pin set on the face of a dial, to cast a shadow; a style. See Style.
2.Mode of composition. See Style.
May I not write in such a stile as this?
- Bunyan.
1.A step, or set of steps, for ascending and descending, in passing a fence or wall.
There comes my master . . . over the stile, this way.
- Shak.
Over this stile in the way to Doubting Castle.
- Bunyan.
2.(Arch.) One of the upright pieces in a frame; one of the primary members of a frame, into which the secondary members are mortised.
Hanging stile
See under Hanging, and Pulley.

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French door, Samson post, archway, back door, back stairs, baluster, balustrade, banister, barway, bulkhead, carriage entrance, cellar door, cellarway, companion, companionway, door, doorjamb, doorpost, doorway, escalier, fire escape, flight of steps, front door, gate, gatepost, gateway, hatch, hatchway, hitching post, incline, jamb, king post, landing, landing stage, lintel, milepost, mullion, perron, porch, portal, porte cochere, post, postern, propylaeum, pylon, ramp, scuttle, side door, signpost, snubbing post, spiral staircase, staircase, stairs, stairway, stanchion, standard, stepping-stones, steps, storm door, threshold, tollgate, trap, trap door, treads and risers, turnpike, turnstile, upright
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