English version

picture rail

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Household
picture railˈpicture rail noun [countable] British English  DHa long narrow piece of wood fixed high on a wall, used for hanging pictures from
Examples from the Corpus
picture railA shelf for decorative plates running at picture rail height will instantly bring an interior to life.Other interesting features of this room are the brass pots and pans that hang from a brass picture rail.A festive sprig or two round the picture rail?
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