What does staircase mean?

staircase meaning in General Dictionary

an easy method of access (upward and downward) composed of a collection of tips

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  • A flight of stairs using their supporting framework casing balusters etc
  • A flight of stairs making use of their supporting framework, casing, balusters, etc.

staircase meaning in Etymology Dictionary

additionally stair-case, 1620s, originally the enclosure of this stairs, from stair + case (n.2) in its good sense "frame;" compare former window-case, door-case.


Sentence Examples with the word staircase

Built the graceful horseshoe staircase in the Cour du Cheval Blanc; Napoleon I.

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