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winding staircase

noun
1.
another word for spiral staircase
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • Mrs. Wilton followed him to the back of the shop, where there was a winding staircase.

  • There was no other room up the winding staircase to which he could go.

    Privy Seal Ford Madox Ford
  • A winding staircase of iron corkscrewed upwards in one corner.

  • And they wended their silent way, up the winding staircase of the turret.

  • She ascended a narrow, winding staircase and reached a little door.

    The Fairy Ring Various
  • Soon they arrived at the winding staircase at the foot of the tower.

    Fairy Circles Unknown
  • From the kitchen a winding staircase ascended to the upper rooms.

  • "Thank God, there's no winding staircase," Vonnie shouted after them.

    The Boy Grew Older Heywood Broun

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