Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The basement or cellar.

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  • noun A basement or cellar constructed, or accessed from underneath the stairs

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The main control box, in an understairs cupboard, would indicate which area had been breached.

    Final Resting Place of The Pen

  • The winking light in the understairs cupboard showed that the beam had been broken at the front, through the main iron gate, and, as he stood there, Naldo, saw it increase its rapid blinking, indicating that it had been breached a second time.

    Final Resting Place of The Pen

  • Sally turned from putting the vacuum cleaner away in the understairs cupboard to find Martin had followed her out into the hall.

    Wednesday Story: Socks

  • I know where you are coming from, my understairs cupboard is calling me… I am scared….

    The clearing « Me, Myself and Other Things

  • Sally turned from putting the vacuum cleaner away in the understairs cupboard to find Martin had followed her out into the hall.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • The sirens went off twice, and at the second wail I took shelter in the understairs closet for ten minutes.

    Skim Off Fat

  • How else would you know that I keep RGH in our understairs cupboard and only let him out when Simon isn't around?

    oh so busy!

  • The sirens went off twice, and at the second wail I took shelter in the understairs closet for ten minutes.

    Archive 2008-02-06

  • Cleared out and repacked understairs cupboards - first the bag one, then the everything else one.

    The Holiday: Centreparcs Longleat

  • We've been rearranging again - the understairs cupboard and Linnea's bedroom are both much improved.

    ERAPA, RISC, True Food, Domesticity, Gifts, and bloody keyboards dammit

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