Definition of stair:
stone's throw, escalator, bannister, tone, dance step, dumbwaiter, whole tone, stride, gradation, footstep, ladder, flight, elevator, step, footmark, measure, whole step, pace, fire escape, landing, handrail, footprint, footfall, banister.
Her parents were miserable at her marrying a foreigner, from the idea that the estates would certainly then go out of the family; but of all his children only two daughters survive; one is Lady Manvers, and the other married Lord Stair, and thus brought back the estates to the elder branch of the Dalrymples.- "Story of My Life, volumes 1-3", Augustus J. C. Hare.
- "The Marrow of Tradition", Charles W. Chesnutt.
- "Carnacki, The Ghost Finder", William Hope Hodgson.