flight of stairs

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Noun1.flight of stairs - a stairway (set of steps) between one floor or landing and the next
staircase, stairway - a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps
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There was no ground-floor--its ground-floor belonged to a house in the next court, and the front door opened direct upon a flight of stairs leading down to the cellar.
And I have nothing else in my mind but a wall, a dark doorway, a flight of stairs, and a room.'
She was already halfway up the first flight of stairs, with a whirl of skirts and flying feet.
Ascending the second flight of stairs and crossing a short corridor, we discovered the lamp, through the open door of a quaintly shaped circular room, burning on the mantel-piece.
He led me into a corner and conducted me up a flight of stairs - which appeared to me to be slowly collapsing into sawdust, so that one of those days the upper lodgers would look out at their doors and find themselves without the means of coming down - to a set of chambers on the top floor.
A footman conducted Boris down one flight of stairs and up another, to Pierre's rooms.
Assisting his fainting frame up a flight of stairs and into a front room, she loosed his collar and bathed his face until he was revived.
At the further end, a flight of stairs mounted to a door covered with red baize; and through this, Mr.
I was past speaking; I put her down gently in silence, and waited on the lower flight of stairs until I was fit to face the world outside.
On one occasion, indeed, he even went so far as to knock them both down a flight of stairs; but this was carrying out his virtuous precepts to an unusual extent.
Next you ascended one flight of stairs and looked at the second- floor-back at $8.
Dunster's apartment, and on the left a flight of stairs led to the floor above.

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