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noun

a rod for holding a stair carpet in place against the bottom of a riser.

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Origin of stair rod

First recorded in 1855–60
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British Dictionary definitions for stair rod

stair rod

noun

any of a series of rods placed in the angles between the steps of a carpeted staircase, used to hold the carpet in position
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