Bal·co·ny n.; pl. Balconies
1. Arch. A platform projecting from the wall of a building, usually resting on brackets or consoles, and inclosed by a parapet; as, a balcony in front of a window. Also, a projecting gallery in places of amusement; as, the balcony in a theater.
2. A projecting gallery once common at the stern of large ships.
Note: ☞ “The accent has shifted from the second to the first syllable within these twenty years.”
n 1: an upper floor projecting from the rear over the main floor
in an auditorium
2: a platform projecting from the wall of a building and
surrounded by a balustrade or railing or parapet