staircase

Part of speech: noun

A set of stairs. stairway.

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Usage examples "staircase":

  1. He indicated a chair in the reception room, then turned to head off in the direction of the staircase. - "Caribbee", Thomas Hoover.
  2. From my door I could see the head of the staircase in the distance; the opposite wing of the house, or the passage rather beyond the stairs, was in darkness. - "The Best Psychic Stories", Various.
  3. It was a very lofty hall and the staircase which went up at one side seemed to be lost in the gloom above. - "The Motor Maids by Rose, Shamrock and Thistle", Katherine Stokes.