Definition of Staircases

1. Noun. (plural of staircase) ¹



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Definition of Staircases

1. staircase [n] - See also: staircase

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Staircases

stainlessness
stainproof
stains
stains-all
stair
stair-carpet
stair-rod
stair-step
stair railings
staircase
staircase lock
staircase locks
staircase phenomenon
staircase wit
staircaselike
staircases (current term)
stairchair
stairchairs
stairclimber
stairclimbers
staired
stairgate
stairgates
stairhead
stairheads
stairless
stairlift
stairlifts
stairlike
stairs

Literary usage of Staircases

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1. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1843)
"The staircases are of iron bars, and not of brick or stone — 1. ... In making the staircases at all wider than the galleries, there would be no use:— 1. ..."

2. Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers by Institution of Civil Engineers (London) (1901)
"There are in all thirty-one of these staircases, which raise the passengers ... No less than eighteen of these staircases are on the system of Messrs. ..."

3. The Museum: A Manual of the Housing and Care of Art Collections by Margaret Talbot Jackson (1917)
"staircases Many mistakes are made in providing monumental staircases. ... Thus, for instance, few buildings have more grand staircases than the Louvre, ..."

4. The Museum: A Manual of the Housing and Care of Art Collections by Margaret Talbot Jackson (1917)
"staircases Many mistakes are made in providing monumental staircases. ... Thus, for instance, few buildings have more grand staircases than the Louvre, ..."

5. Public Libraries: A Treatise on Their Design, Construction, and Fittings by Amian Lister Champneys (1907)
"Public staircases.*—Though the ideal library, at any rate if of small or medium size, would probably be on one floor only and staircases consequently ..."

6. The Museum, a Manual of the Housing and Care of Art Collections: A Manual of by Margaret Talbot Jackson (1917)
"staircases Many mistakes are made in providing monumental staircases. ... Thus, for instance, few buildings have more grand staircases than the Louvre, ..."

7. Skeleton Construction in Buildings: With Numerous Practical Illustrations of by William Harvey Birkmire (1894)
"staircases.—All the staircases throughout are to be built of iron, with iron, marble, and slate steps and platforms, as hereinafter specified. ..."

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