Raining Stair-Rods




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Raining Stair-Rods : Phrases



Meaning:

Raining very heavily.


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Origin:

This is a colloquial North of England expression. Stair-rods are the metal rods that hold stair-carpets in place on each step. The allusion is to rain which is so heavy as to appear like falling stair-rods.





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