adverb, noun Chiefly British.
Origin of above stairs
Examples from the Web for above stairs
Above-stairs the two ladies separated at Mrs. Touchett's door.The Portrait of a Lady|Henry James
Above-stairs Dick was sleeping the sound, dreamless sleep of healthy weariness, and most likely dreaming of the girl by the brook.Diane of the Green Van|Leona Dalrymple
Above-stairs, my female companion lodged in a chamber furnished with chintz.The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, Volume I|Tobias Smollett
The physician now arrived, and began to inquire of the two disputants, how we all did above-stairs?The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling|Henry Fielding
Mrs. Jones hid her hands awkwardly under her apron and reddened as she glanced up at Thomas, who had come back from above-stairs.Lightnin'|Frank Bacon