Rained stair-rods - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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old-fashioned To rain extremely heavily. Primarily heard in UK. We've been preparing for this match for weeks, but I heard it's going to be raining stair-rods tomorrow. We were looking forward to sunny skies in Portugal, but it rained stair-rods the whole time we were there.
References in periodicals archive
And when it rained stair-rods
on the retreat from Box Hill, it was like a home from home for Armitstead: It Ain't Half Otley, Mum.
As it rained stair-rods
on a biblical afternoon by the M61, they turned all the water into whine.
Then it rained stair-rods
and local attention drifted towards the state visit from the president of Sierra Leone, a household name in parts of Africa but not in the England dressing room.