Backstairs

Definition of Backstairs

Back´stairs`   Pronunciation: băk´stârz`
n.1.Stairs in the back part of a house, as distinguished from the front stairs; a second staircase at the rear of a building; hence, a private or indirect way.
a.1.Private; indirect; secret; conducted with secrecy; intriguing; - as if finding access by the back stairs; as, backstairs gossip.
A backstairs influence.
- Burke.
Female caprice and backstair influence.
- Trevelyan.

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backstair, covert, furtive
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