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A rod for securing a carpet in the angle between two steps.
- ‘Often referred to as the jewelry of the stair, stair rods provide a rich accent, highlighting a runner and enhancing design of a staircase.’
- ‘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’
- ‘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.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.