dog-leg stair

or dog-legged stair

[ dawg-leg, dog- ]
/ ˈdɔgˌlɛg, ˈdɒg- /

noun

a half-turn stair, the successive flights of which are immediately side by side and connected by an intervening platform.

Nearby words

  1. dog-doo,
  2. dog-ear,
  3. dog-eared,
  4. dog-eat-dog,
  5. dog-end,
  6. dog-legged,
  7. dog-paddle,
  8. dog-poor,
  9. dog-roll,
  10. dog-sitter

Origin of dog-leg stair

First recorded in 1890–95

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