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stair rod

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Definition of stair rod in English:

noun

A rod for securing a carpet in the angle between two steps.
Example sentences
  • The stairwell is still awaiting the final touches as the family tries to find the right stair rods for the carpet but the white-painted balustrade is beautifully carved and it is not hard to imagine the end result.
  • Striking brass stair rods lead the eye up to the first level.
  • A common sight throughout the Victorian Era and into the 1930�s, stair rods were a functional part of home decor and another flourish in the exquisite detail associated with homes built during that time period

Phrases

rain (or come down in) stair rods

1
British informal Rain very heavily.
Example sentences
  • It came down in stair rods with visibility towards the end of the race down to 400 metres.
  • The clouds are down over our heads now; tremendous rolls of thunder; rain coming down in stair rods.
  • The rain was coming down in stair rods when we arrived but it couldn't hold us back.

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