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Noun1.stair-carpet - a strip of carpet for laying on stairs
carpet, carpeting, rug - floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
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This young man has left prints upon the stair-carpet which made it quite superfluous for me to ask to see those which he had made in the room.
Jellyby's advice, for the stair-carpets, besides being very deficient in stair-wires, were so torn as to be absolute traps.
We have just had new stair-carpet fitted and Maria is eager for it to remain pristine for as long as possible, so charging up and down it for no reason is frowned upon.