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back stairs

noun
1.
stairs at the back of a house, as for use by servants.
2.
a means of intrigue.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30
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  • Greed and snobbery reign, and upstairs meets downstairs on the back stairs.
  • He'd climb up the back stairs every morning, right after breakfast, unless it was raining or he didn't feel well.

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