Associations to the word «Staircase»


STAIRCASE, noun. A flight of stairs; a stairway.
STAIRCASE, noun. A connected set of flights of stairs; a stairwell.
STAIRCASE, noun. A set of locks (enclosed sections of waterway) mounted one above the next.
STAIRCASE LOCK, noun. A set of locks on a waterway canal which rise steeply, and consisting of lock gates where the top gate of one lock is also the bottom gate of the next lock, not having a pound between each level.
STAIRCASE LOCKS, noun. Plural of staircase lock

Dictionary definition

STAIRCASE, noun. A way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps.

Wise words

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Nathaniel Hawthorne