Definition of Stairsteps
1. stairstep [v] - See also: stairstep
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stairsteps
Literary usage of Stairsteps
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Lincoln Readers by Isobel Davidson, Charles Joseph Anderson (1922)
"The'' Wallace stairsteps'' had done everything they could think of—played all the house games they knew, read story-books, and eaten cookies until Mother ..."
2. Annual Report by Indiana State Board of Health (1886)
"stairsteps should be six inches rise and twelve inches tread, with square landings at the turns. The space designated is suitable for such stairs. ..."
3. History of Friedrich II, of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1900)
"August the Strong, grandly visiting here, 1708, on finish of those stairsteps cut for you, set-up an Ebenezer, or Column of Memorial at this Hunting-Hut, ..."
4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"Step-grate, in brcn-ìn/j, a furnace-grate consisting of a number of cast-iron plates placed horizontally, like stairsteps. ..."
5. Peterson's Magazine (1876)
"If it had not been for Joe Burton, and a keg, and a board, Miss Nancy, the chaperon, would have been consigned to obscurity and the stairsteps. ..."