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stairway

a means of access consisting of stairs; staircase or flight of steps
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stairway

[′ster‚wā]
(civil engineering)
One or more flights of stairs connected by landings.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

staircase

1. A flight of stairs, or a series of such flights, including supports, handrails, and framework.
2. The structure containing a flight of stairs.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Paramedics were called to The Palladium Wetherspoon pub on Gloddaeth Street, Llandudno, at around 7pm on Friday after the man slipped down a flight of stairs which leads from the men's toilets.
Paramedics were called to the Palladium Wetherspoon pub on Gloddaeth Street in Llandudno at around 7pm on Friday after the man slipped down a flight of stairs which lead from the gentlemen's toilets.
Paramedics were called to The Palladium Wetherspoon pub on Gloddaeth Street inLlandudno at around 7pm on Friday after the man slipped down a flight of stairs which lead from the gentleman's toilets.
The then-19-year-old was thrown down a flight of stairs.
An aggressive Coatbridge thug threw a brick at a cop and struck another officer with a pole, before pushing male constables down a flight of stairs.
In another harrowing scene, a woman with a heavy suitcase is seen at the top of a flight of stairs as the fire took hold.
[USA], Jun 1 (ANI): An eight-year-old boy is winning hearts on the social media when he spotted an elderly woman with a walker struggling to climb up a flight of stairs.
THIS time last year, it took Ricky Walden 20 minutes to walk up a flight of stairs; now he's winning multiple frames of snooker in that time.
"We live in a house, not a bungalow which helps, but when we're out and about, we always use stairs rather than lifts, on the basis that stairs don't break down and you can't get stuck between floors on a flight of stairs.
The 16-year-old was arrested after he punched and pushed his victim down a flight of stairs at a government school in Isa Town in November last year.

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