winding stair

winding stair noun
1. A spiral stair constructed round a solid newel
2. A stair with an open well hole, constructed on a geometric (ie circular or elliptical) plan
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  • stair — n. 1 each of a set of fixed indoor steps (on the top stair but one). 2 (usu. in pl.) a set of indoor steps (passed him on the stairs; down a winding stair). 3 (in pl.) a landing stage. Phrases and idioms: stair rod a rod for securing a carpet in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stair — stairless, adj. stairlike, adj. /stair/, n. 1. one of a flight or series of steps for going from one level to another, as in a building. 2. stairs, such steps collectively, esp. as forming a flight or a series of flights: I was so excited I ran… …   Universalium

  • stair — noun 1 stairs (plural) a set of steps built for going from one level of a building to another: up/down the stairs: Jerry ran up the stairs. | the top/head of the stairs: Kate was standing at the top of the stairs. | the foot of the stairs (=the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • stair — /stɛə / (say stair) noun 1. one of a series or flight of steps forming a means of passage from one storey or level to another, as in a building. 2. (plural) such steps collectively, especially as forming a flight or a series of flights. 3. a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Endless Stair —    The stair that led to Durin s Tower.    The winding stairway that led from the deepest halls of Khazad dûm up to Durin s Tower on the peak of Zirakzigil …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

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