Origin of stair rod
Examples from the Web for stair rod
At the foot of the stairs the horror, caught by something—a banister—a stair-rod—stopped.The Magic World|Edith Nesbit
Of course it must not be a screw-eye and a stair-rod; but anyone will understand, from this description, how to effect it.The Pyrotechnist's Treasury|Thomas Kentish
I declare that for a few seconds after I rattled the stair-rod you might have cut the silence with a knife.
But the stair-rod of the fifth step had worked loose: the carpet slipped, and he tumbled down with considerable uproar.The Gay Adventure|Richard Bird