- the top of a staircase; top landing.
Origin of stairhead
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Examples from the Web for stairhead
He opened his door, crept out on to the stairhead, and listened.The Manxman
I was aware that the first of my assailants was at the stairhead.
But Sir Randal had met her between the door and the stairhead.Ambrotox and Limping Dick
She set her lamp on the floor at the stairhead, and backed, backed from him into the darkness of the room.The Creators</p>
Then as he reached the stairhead he turned and cast a glance behind him.Rich Man, Poor Man</p>
- the top of a flight of stairs
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