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Below stairs

(formerly) the basement rooms usually used by servants, as servants’ quarters, kitchen, and laundry room.
Contemporary Examples

The Daily Mail Catalogues The Many Failings of “Spoilt Oaf” Prince Andrew Tom Sykes September 9, 2013

Historical Examples

The Young People’s Wesley W. McDonald
The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. II (of II) Charles James Lever
A Certain Rich Man William Allen White
The Royal Book of Oz L. Frank Baum
The Sign Of The Red Cross Evelyn Everett-Green
The Launch Boys’ Adventures in Northern Waters Edward S. Ellis
Sister Carrie Theodore Dreiser
Idle Hour Stories Eugenia Dunlap Potts
The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson – Swanston Edition Vol. XIX (of 25) Robert Louis Stevenson

(formerly) at or in the basement of a large house, considered as the place where the servants live and work


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