Definition of Stair-carpet
1. Noun. A strip of carpet for laying on stairs.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Stair-carpet
Literary usage of Stair-carpet
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle (1883)
"Meanwhile, ' the duty nearest hand' is to get on the stair- carpet that he may run up and down more softly. LETTER 58. From the Dunbar expedition I seem to ..."
2. Birth of the Federal Constitution: A History of the New Hampshire Convention by Joseph Burbeen Walker (1888)
"The bright striped stair carpet, the red silk damask cushion upon which rested the big Bible, blazing in scarlet and gold, were conclusive evidence that the ..."
3. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue of the Great Exhibition of by Great Exhibition (1851)
"Wilton, or pile stair carpet, regular five frames quality Rich patent velvet carpets, with centres, borders, ..."
4. Miss Leslie's Lady's House-book; a Manual of Domestic Economy Containing by Eliza Leslie (1850)
"The white paint on each side adds much to the effect of a handsome coloured stair-carpet. Observing the pains that are taken by many persons to prevent ..."
5. The Boston Cooking School Magazine of Culinary Science and Domestic Economics by Boston Cooking School (Boston, Mass.) (1905)
"So she painted them white, and bought a stair carpet of a solid tone of green (let me whisper, too, that red is pretty in a hall); and, to give this carpet ..."