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flight of stairs

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the stairs which make the whole ascent of a story.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a stairway (set of steps) between one floor or landing and the next

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Dard followed Kimber along rock passages, back through the maze of the Cleft dwelling to a flight of stairs crudely hacked from the stone.

    Star Flight

  • A wide flight of stairs rose up to the rear of the hall beyond the point where Lishon lay.

    The Lion Game

  • So saying, Miss Grizzel opened a second door in the little ante-room, and, to Griselda's surprise, at the foot of a short flight of stairs through another door, half open, she caught sight of her Aunt Tabitha, knitting quietly by the fire, in the room in which they had breakfasted.

    The Cuckoo Clock

  • As they were distracted, she drifted through the closed gate like a wraith, went cautiously down the long flight of stairs that wound through the rocks, and came finally onto the landing stage along the Darkling River.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • Mistaking lack of resistance for some sort of acquiescence, the soldiers had dragged them up a flight of stairs and into a dirty room with a few blankets strewn across the floor.

    Terror At Dawn

  • “Cleopatra, Cleopatra!” he shouted the moment he entered the palace, his helmet clanging and bouncing down a flight of stairs when he dropped it.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • They led me under the staircase, along a dim-lit passage, and down a short flight of stairs to a great stone and marble chamber like a Turkish bath-house; it was in deep shadow about its walls and high ceiling, but in the centre, surrounded by tall slender pillars, was a tiled area with a sunken bath in which water was steaming.

    Flashman and the Mountain of Light

  • Qwilleran finished the flight of stairs at a slower pace and found the cats on his desk: Koko lounging sphinx-like on the yellow legal pad and Yum Yum lounging sphinx-like on the radio, the controls of which were unwisely located on top.

    The Cat Who Moved A Mountain

  • He mounted a creaking flight of stairs and went in at a low door on which "Loeb, Lynn, Levy and McCafferty" was painted in black letters.

    The Fortune Hunter

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