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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BACKSTAIRS

"That's truth enough," said an asthmatic voice from the backstairs.

The road to eminence lay by the "backstairs," the atmosphere of which he could not endure.

But I hope one of the results of this war will be the end of backstairs diplomacy.

The backstairs one would not choose; but what other way was there?

We will go to my room by the backstairs, then we sha'n't disturb anybody.

He wasn't groom of the backstairs to England's queen for nothing.

Morris handed him a quarter and he shuffled off toward the backstairs.

A backstairs way of discrediting a master before his servants.

One was sometimes disposed to wonder whether he did not think too much about the backstairs.

Verus was no schemer; he walked in at the front door with a free and careless step, and scorned to climb the backstairs.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.