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Stairhead   Listen
Stairhead  n.  The head or top of a staircase.

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"Stairhead" Quotes from Famous Books

... saw at once it was a door. The latch turned out to be somewhat ingeniously operated by one of the hooks which held a pair of old trousers. I found that the hook, if pressed upward, allowed the door to swing outward, over the stairhead. Descending to the second floor, a similar latch let me in to a similar clothes closet in the room beneath. The two rooms were identical in size, one directly above the other, the only difference being that the lower room door gave into the study, ...
— The Triumphs of Eugene Valmont • Robert Barr

Words linked to "Stairhead" :   staircase, platform

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