double stair

double stair

An open stair having a pair of staircases leading down from a landing; usually designed to be impressive; compare with double-return stair.
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A square balustraded gallery ran round the top of the old hall, approached by a double stair. From this central point two long corridors extended the whole length of the building, from which all the bedrooms opened.
"A square balustraded gallery ran round the top of the old hall, approach by a double stair."