staircase

noun stair·case \ ˈster-ˌkās \
Updated on: 10 Apr 2018

Definition of staircase

1 : the structure containing a stairway
2 : a flight of stairs with the supporting framework, casing, and balusters

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First Known Use of staircase

1624

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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STAIRCASE Defined for English Language Learners

staircase

Definition of staircase for English Language Learners

  • : a set of stairs and its supporting structures


STAIRCASE Defined for Kids

staircase

noun stair·case \ ˈster-ˌkās \

Definition of staircase for Students

: a flight of steps with their supporting structure and railings


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