Origin of backstairs
Examples from the Web for backstairs
Which means that every seat contains someone who is reclining straight into the lap of their backstairs neighbor.
But Amy was already half way up the backstairs and paused to make a face at her.The Outdoor Girls at the Hostess House|Laura Lee Hope
Keep a good heart, even if you have to knock in vain at many doors, and kick about the backstairs of the house of letters.My First Book:|Various
The backstairs one would not choose; but what other way was there?The Lady of Lynn|Walter Besant
We had entered by the backstairs; we descended by the same, so as not to be observed.The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete|Duc de Saint-Simon
But I hope one of the results of this war will be the end of backstairs diplomacy.Face to Face with Kaiserism|James W. Gerard