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  • noun Plural form of staircase.

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Examples

  • We would go into warehouses ten times the size of this room and see nothing but staircases -- staircases from the Civil War, staircases for southern plantations, staircases for old haunted houses, staircases that presidents would ascend, staircases that Marie Antoinette would descend, staircases that a soldier would take climbing out of a trench -- all made of plastic but like the real thing.

    Hollywood and the Movies

  • I liked the Museum, except for two things: the endless teeny tiny stairs in the new building the staircases were a cross between stairs and ramps, and the novelty wore off quickly, and the lighting in the new building.

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  • In the passages and on the staircases is a too restless, too hurried coming and going, running, calling out to each other, asking the same question a thousand times before the answer is taken in and can be made use of.

    The Diary of a French Army Chaplain

  • You can repair broken items such as staircases or crates by making them younger, which allows you to explore certain areas with greater ease.

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  • The various "staircases" were painful and difficult to climb, they gave no passage to animals, and only light forms of merchandise could be conveyed by them.

    History of Phoenicia

  • As for the few bits that remain, such as staircases, wainscoting or wood trim, these will be retained if interior design firm II BY IV Design Associates can find uses for them.

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  • The glass home is a collaboration between founder Carlo Santambrogio and designer Ennio Arosio featuring a series of iconic furniture pieces, beds, sofas and bookcases, along with architectural elements such as staircases and kitchens.

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  • In this model, which had all the exact proportions measured to scale, he made all the difficult parts, such as staircases both lighted and dark, and every sort of window, door, tie, and buttress, together with a part of the gallery.

    Lives of the Most Eminent Painters Sculptors and Architects Vol. 02 (of 10), Berna to Michelozzo Michelozzi

  • This tool is useful for all woodworking applications such as staircases, cabinetry, and crown molding.

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  • Building an exit will involve breaking walls, constructing staircases and cutting through neighboring structures, at a building where far more minute alterations have been controversial.

    Religious politics foil fire exit at Holy Sepulcher

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