stair-rod


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a rod that holds a stair-carpet in the angle between two steps

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Driving into Marsden to meet two pals for an evening out at Mozzarella's it was hard to miss the stair-rod rain which was engulfing this popular Pennine village.
Winds of up to 80mph and stair-rod downpours washed out some of the biggest community parties.
Winds of up to 80mph and stair-rod downpours washed out community parties, concerts and fireworks displays.
especially around the greens, is heavy after a three days of stair-rod rain are not in the Spaniard's favour as that will take away his finesse from the trouble spots.
Watford's waste proved even costlier with 20 minutes left when, after a shower of stair-rod intensity, Kewell's 25-yard shot squirmed through Chamberlain's grasp like a bar of soap.
The rain fell in stair-rods incessantly for the whole game, and the players were sodden and muddied - completely muddied.
When weather experts talk about 'extreme weather events' they make them sound rather harmless: Newcastle's extreme weather event on June 28 saw the sky turn green-black, rain fall genuinely like stair-rods and so much water forced down drains that cast-iron manhole covers were blown into the air and geysers erupted from sewers to a height of several metres.
And when it rained stair-rods on the retreat from Box Hill, it was like a home from home for Armitstead.
On this particular Saturday afternoon the rain was coming down in stair-rods, rendering the dirt surface a disgusting gloop.
WELL, Jamie Oliver wasn't born behind the mangle when they were handing out stair-rods.
Facts revealed along the way include the difference between raining cats and dogs and raining stair-rods (six millimetres), and there are interesting speculations: 48 people died in the barely remembered Burns Day gales of 1990, and only 18 in the never-forgotten 1987 'hurricane'--was this because the former was widely predicted, while the latter was a forecasting disaster?
Also taken were a double vanity unit, two shower heads, two towel rails and bath taps, a 30-light chande-lierblue and white carpet, metal stair-rods, copper pipework and a copper cylinder.
Also taken were a double vanity unit, two shower heads, two towel rails and bath taps, a 30-light chandelier, blue and white carpet, metal stair-rods, copper pipework and a copper cylinder.
"When I approached the village the rain was coming down like stair-rods. The drains were unable to cope.
IT was bitterly cold and the rain was coming down like stair-rods.