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/ stɛəz /

plural noun

  1. a flight of steps leading from one storey or level to another, esp indoors
  2. below stairs
    below stairs in the servants' quarters; in domestic service

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At 10 past 5, a middle-aged white man climbed the stairs out of the City Hall subway.

And thus I end up at the bottom of the stairs, about one month after my injury and two months after my wedding.

Until then, we will hike the stairs together, one carpeted step at a time.

Often Mick would perch on those back stairs, perusing art books as he waited for her.

The party sequence in Notorious begins with a wide shot from high above the top of the stairs, all glittering expanse below.

He came to the top of the stairs with a lamp in his hand, and wanted to know what the rumpus was about.

Immediately Messa went up the stairs, and safely reached a large room where two candles were burning on a buffet.

Juan de Messa lost his head, and ran down stairs, thinking that his safety lay there.

She heard through the half-open door Mr. Orgreave's slippers on the tiles of the passage leading to the stairs.

And, Pedro preceding them, the young men gaily descended the stairs.


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