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library steps

noun, (used with a plural verb)
a folding stepladder, especially one folding into another piece of furniture, as a table or chair.
Origin of library steps
First recorded in 1755-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • With a haughty 23 glance of dismissal she turned and ascended the library steps.

  • They went out of the room and down the library steps together.

    The Cathedral Sir Hugh Walpole
  • He came down the library steps and started to cross the square with a view to walking, but he found his legs weak beneath him.

    The Web of the Golden Spider

    Frederick Orin Bartlett
  • When at length he emerged on the library steps the tune changed, as was right and proper, to 'God save the Queen.'

    Hyacinth George A. Birmingham
  • The king was out, but Semiramis was in—Semiramis, the great grey cat, sitting on a big book on the top of the library steps.

  • In truth, the library steps were wet and glistening, for there had been a shower after midnight.

    The Valley of Vision Henry Van Dyke
  • Now he ran shouting with exuberance to join the crowd gathered on the library steps.

    Plowing On Sunday Sterling North
  • Long before one o'clock I was to be seen on the library steps, waiting for the door of paradise to open.

    The Promised Land Mary Antin
  • He found Felicia in the library next morning, sitting high on the library steps, a pile of dusty volumes on her knees.

    Paths of Judgement Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • Daily, on the library steps or in the hall of the Main Building, the co-eds talked of "What shall we do when we finish college?"

    Main Street Sinclair Lewis

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