stairwell

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noun stair·well \-ˌwel\

Definition of stairwell

  1. :  a vertical shaft in which stairs are located

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First Known Use of stairwell

1920


STAIRWELL Defined for English Language Learners

stairwell

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Definition of stairwell for English Language Learners

  • : a space in a building where stairs are located



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