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What word or phrase does your mother always say?
a staircase string whose top follows the profile of the steps in such a way that the treads project beyond its outer face.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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stair, the outer stringer is cut to reveal the stepping of the stairs.
The interior features a narrow,
staircase with simple round balusters and newel posts.
stair, with delicately carved balusters, is at the northwest end of the hall.
Graceful scrolled brackets grace the
and the frieze of the curved stairwell.
stairway has two flights with a landing.
The east hall contains the principal stair with an
, a simple oval handrail and square balusters.
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