noun. ['ˈstɛr'] support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway.
- crow step
- corbel step
- staire (Middle English (1100-1500))
Words that Rhyme with Stair
Example sentences of the word stair
1. Noun, singular or mass
Strike the end of the pry bar with the hammer to drive the pry bar beneath the stair tread.
Purchase precut stair steps that fit on the frames that you have selected.
Quotes containing the word stair
1. In the haunted house of life, art is the only stair that doesn't creak.
- Tom Robbins
2. I thought the force of my wanting must wake ye, surely. And then ye did come. . ."He stopped, looking at me with eyes gone soft and dark. "Christ, Claire, ye were so beautiful, there on the stair, wi' your hair down and the shadow of your body with the light behind ye…."He shook his head slowly. "I did think I should die, if I didna have ye,"he said softly. "Just then.
- Diana Gabaldon
noun. a rod that holds a stair-carpet in the angle between two steps.
noun. a strip of carpet for laying on stairs.