below stairs

noun (usually used with a singular verb) Chiefly British.
(formerly) the basement rooms usually used by servants, as servants' quarters, kitchen, and laundry room.
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below stairs
 
adv
(formerly) at or in the basement of a large house, considered as the place where the servants live and work

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Area below stairs if enclosed and accessible must be drywalled.
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