dancers, dansers noun plural stairs: I creep out, hoping nae tae wake them going down the creaky dancers tae where I sleep. 17-. etymology: Partridge: ‘...from circa 1670; until circa 1840...; then ‘low slang or archaic Cant’; form dansers attested in Shelta; attested by SR, JS and ET note:

Also attested in Lexicon Balatronicum (1811) with the same meaning.