hanging step

  1. a step projecting from a wall with no real or apparent support at its outer end.

Origin of hanging step

First recorded in 1875–80

Words Nearby hanging step

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How to use hanging step in a sentence

  • These come jogging in from the country on their curious flat side-saddles, both feet resting on a wide hanging step.