curtail step


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curtail step

A step, usually the lowest in the flight, of which one or both ends are rounded into a spiral or scroll shape which projects beyond the newel. See also: Step
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curtail step

A step, usually lowest in a flight of stairs, having one or both ends rounded in a scroll shape that projects beyond the newel. Also called a scroll step.
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