below stairs Brit.


below stairs Brit.
below stairs Brit.
dated
in the basement of a house as occupied by servants.
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  • below stairs — ► below stairs Brit. dated in the basement of a house (occupied by servants). Main Entry: ↑below …   English terms dictionary

  • below stairs — adv. Chiefly Brit. 1. DOWNSTAIRS (adv. 2) 2. in the servants area in the basement of a wealthy household: Also belowstairs below stairs adj …   English World dictionary

  • below stairs — Chiefly Brit. (formerly) the basement rooms usually used by servants, as servants quarters, kitchen, and laundry room. * * * below stairs 1. In the basement 2. Among the servants • • • Main Entry: ↑stair * * * below ˈstairs idiom ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • below stairs — Chiefly Brit. (formerly) the basement rooms usually used by servants, as servants quarters, kitchen, and laundry room. * * * …   Universalium

  • below — preposition & adverb 1》 at a lower level than.     ↘[as adverb] Nautical below deck. 2》 lower than (a specified amount, rate, or norm). 3》 (in printed text) mentioned further down. Phrases below stairs Brit. dated in the basement of a house as… …   English new terms dictionary

  • below — adv 1. under, beneath, underneath, Dial. neath; down, downward or downwards, netherward; low, on the ground; underlying, subjacent, on the bottom; underground, belowground, belowdecks, submerged, downstairs, Chiefly Brit. below stairs. 2. on… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • under — prep. 1. beneath, below, underneath, Dial. neath; further down, lower down, lower than. 2. submerged in, immersed in, sunk in, drowned in; engulfed by, inundated by. 3. subordinate to, inferior to, secondary to, subservient to, subject to; lesser …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • beneath — adv 1. under, below, underneath, Dial. neath; underlying, subjacent, on the bottom, on the ground; underground, belowground, belowdecks, submerged, downstairs, Chiefly Brit. below stairs. prep 2. below, under, further down, underneath, lower than …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • cellar — n basement, vault, crypt, subbasement; downstairs, underground, Chiefly Brit. below stairs; storeroom, buttery, larder, cellerage …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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