back-stairs influence

back-stairs influence

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  • back|stairs — back stairs, 1. airs in the back part of a house, used especially for deliveries or by servants. 2. Figurative. a private, secret, or underhanded method or course. back|stairs «BAK STAYRZ», adjective. 1. secret and underhanded: »... backstairs… …   Useful english dictionary

  • back stairs — 1. stairs at the back of a house, as for use by servants. 2. a means of intrigue. [1620 30] * * * back stairs, 1. airs in the back part of a house, used especially for deliveries or by servants. 2. Figurative. a private, secret, or underhanded… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Backstair — Backstairs Back stairs , Backstair Back stair , a. Private; indirect; secret; conducted with secrecy; intriguing; as if finding access by the back stairs; as, backstairs gossip. Syn: clandestine, cloak and dagger, hugger mugger, hush hush, on the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Backstairs — Back stairs , Backstair Back stair , a. Private; indirect; secret; conducted with secrecy; intriguing; as if finding access by the back stairs; as, backstairs gossip. Syn: clandestine, cloak and dagger, hugger mugger, hush hush, on the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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