from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A flight of steps; a stairway.


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  • The accident was a calamity, because Skag's was already worn out cutting step-way to climb out of khuds, and this was all they had left to serve such a purpose.

    Son of Power Zamin Ki Dost 1905

  • But all at once I dodge in among the stones and begin to climb up to the terraces, get up to the top step-way in the square pit, and loosen out the stones there, after blocking the place below.

    The Peril Finders George Manville Fenn 1870


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