Definition of dog-leg stair in English:

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dog-leg stair

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(also dog-leg staircase)

noun

A staircase which has no well and a bend of 180° in it, usually at a landing halfway between floors.
Example sentences
  • The only way down from either floor is a dog-leg stair in one of the bunker-like concrete service cores which must rank as a disappointment.
  • It held many interesting features including fish-scale shingles, hooded windows and a dog-leg staircase between floors.
  • A plain but solid dog-leg staircase leads upstairs, jutting back behind the house to allow more space inside.

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