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downstairs

The lower floor or floors of a dwelling.
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Then do let us go downstairs," I said, "there are such pretty rooms there.
She was very young, and used to a crowded cottage full of brothers and sisters, and she found it dull in the great servants' hall downstairs where the footman and upper-housemaids made fun of her Yorkshire speech and looked upon her as a common little thing, and sat and whispered among themselves.
We know that at an early hour on the morning of the twenty-third the agent was called downstairs, while he was dressing, to speak to a young lady in a cab at the door.
The show being over, the flutter in the air became quite a little storm, and the precious little bells went ringing downstairs.
On somebody's motion, we resolved to go downstairs to the dress-boxes, where the ladies were.
Run downstairs, Jip, and fetch me all the sails you see.
Tabitha came downstairs mewing dreadfully--"Come in, Cousin Ribby, come in, and sit ye down
Poyser often told Adam she was wanting to show him what a good housekeeper he would have; but he "doubted the lass was o'erdoing it--she must have a bit o' rest when her aunt could come downstairs.
She passed downstairs very quickly, never looking back at him or saying another word.
Peepy (so self-named) was the unfortunate child who had fallen downstairs, who now interrupted the correspondence by presenting himself, with a strip of plaster on his forehead, to exhibit his wounded knees, in which Ada and I did not know which to pity most-- the bruises or the dirt.
She pulled down the bed-clothes, took him in her arms, and carried him downstairs.
So he crept downstairs and opened the front door quite softly, and went out into the garden.