Words nearby back stairs
Origin of back stairs
Examples from the Web for back stairs
So she would have had us come to amuse her, and go in and out by the back-stairs.The Virginians|William Makepeace Thackeray
It forms a private entrance, as it were, to the two gulphs; and I named it Back-stairs Passage.A Voyage to Terra Australis|Matthew Flinders
I remember the misery of sitting on the back-stairs in the morning and having it in a tea-cup, with milk and sugar.Story of My Life, volumes 1-3|Augustus J. C. Hare
They hurry in a frenzy up the back-stairs about 1.25, and they pace up and down in a frenzy till half-past one.
Front-stairs; the back-stairs only reached the second floor.