Definition of 'stair'
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Aislinn resisted only lightly as he drew her with him up the stone stairs. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEWe stopped having stairs on sets after that. The Sun (2013)They meet at the bottom of the stairs. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The voice was muffled but grew louder as unsteady feet mounted the stairs. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEYou can climb the stairs to various floors that still contain the mill machinery. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Another item for preservation is a notice on the spiral stair to the attic. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Under the stairs in one of the dormitories some unknown hand had written. DEVASTATING EDEN: The Search for Utopia in America (2004)When she descends the stairs in the morning she needs cheesy background music. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We went up a flight of narrow stairs. Christianity Today (2000)Take the stairs instead of the lift. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The sour smell of weed hits them as they climb the stairs. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Walk up the stairs at a regular pace and breathe deeply while climbing. The Sun (2007)There are steep stairs to four floors and beautiful antiques throughout. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There is rather a nice green carpet on the stairs. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The stairs leading to the ground floor are a highlight. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There is a fire door at the bottom of the stairs to the loft room. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Her short legs had seemed to have been mounting hundreds of stairs. A Little Princess (1905)The property was in a dreadful condition with no floors or stairs and was slipping into ruin. The Sun (2012)Stand with one foot on a bench or stair and one on the floor. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He will shortly descend the stairs of the restaurant backwards. Times, Sunday Times (2008)On two of three sets of stairs, shrouded women stood like statues. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The spiral stairs threading through the building are also all of wood, each a little marvel of ingenious construction. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'stair'
British English: stair NOUN
Stairs are a set of steps inside a building which go from one floor to another.
They began to climb the stairs.
Definition of stair from the Collins English Dictionary
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