basement stair

basement stair

A stairway connecting the basement or cellar with the level of the living area.
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What his business was he did not say; but after his engagement to Winnie he took the trouble to get up before noon, and descending the basement stairs, make himself pleasant to Winnie's mother in the breakfast- room downstairs where she had her motionless being.
"We did leave a pile of laminate flooring that had been fly tipped into the front basement stair, which we spent an hour lifting out and piling by the road for the Council.
He added: 'A lightly built member of our staff negotiated the basement stair but our Mr Halstead went crashing through.'
The streetby-street search for Marion was so intense that it led to the finding of another body - that of a fully-dressed man - under the basement stairs of a bombed house.
The item that bothers me most involves the door at the top of the basement stairs. This door swings over the top steps, and the inspector says this is unsafe.
On the initial visit on October 22, mouse droppings were seen "throughout" the building, with dead mice found on the basement stairs.
In 2002 he was found dead of a broken neck, officially after falling down basement stairs drunk at his country home.
Pausing at the bottom of the basement stairs, we said, "Dad, did you order this?"
The handprint that could not be exorcised from the brickwork is said to belong to Lord Knyvetts who, after being fatally stabbed by his own son, grabbed the wall as he stumbled down the basement stairs to his death.
Once the storm windows were muscled up the basement stairs, we washed their panes to remove the layer of dust that had collected.