Definition of Stairhead

1. Noun. Platform at the top of a staircase.

Generic synonyms: Platform
Group relationships: Staircase, Stairway



Definition of Stairhead

1. n. The head or top of a staircase.

Definition of Stairhead

1. Noun. The landing at the top of a staircase ¹

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Definition of Stairhead

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stairhead

stair railings
staircase
staircase lock
staircase locks
staircase phenomenon
staircase wit
staircaselike
staircases
stairchair
stairchairs
stairclimber
stairclimbers
staired
stairgate
stairgates
stairhead (current term)
stairheads
stairless
stairlift
stairlifts
stairlike
stairs
stairstep
stairstepped
stairstepping
stairsteps
stairtower
stairtowers
stairway
stairways

Literary usage of Stairhead

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1. Chronicles of the City of Perugia, 1492-1503 by Francesco Maturanzio, Edward Strachan Morgan (1905)
"... the stairhead with a buckler in his hand and his sword drawn. There he stood in his shirt, and with him was a companion, a man-at-arms, whom he loved ..."

2. Transactions by Mining Institute of Scotland (1889)
"In stooping out the Great seam over the top of the stairhead levels, they found that the timber in these levels was frequently broken immediately in advance ..."

3. Practical Coal Mining: A Manual for Managers, Under-managers, Colliery by George L. Kerr (1905)
"130) are driven in the stairhead seam at intervals of 40 yds., ... The brake incline and haulage roads are made in the stairhead seam as before, ..."

4. The Coal-fields of Scotland by Robert W. Dron (1902)
"The next coal-seam worked at Niddrie is the stairhead Coal, ... 1 6 The seams between the stairhead and the Carlton are mostly of good quality, ..."

5. The History of the Sufferings of the Church of Scotland, from the by Robert Wodrow (1836)
"Ayr, he meets William MI: i ┬╗li \v in stairhead, aged eighteen years or under, and consequently could not be either at Pentland or ..."

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