NEWEL

, the upright post that stairs turn about; being that part of the staircase which sustains the steps.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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NEAP
NEBULOUS
NEEDHAM (John Tuberville)
NEEDLE
NEGATIVE
* NEWEL
NEWTON (Dr. John)
NEWTON (Sir Isaac)
NICHE
NICOLE (Francis)
NIEUWENTYT (Bernard)