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box room

noun, British
a storage room, especially one for trunks, suitcases, etc.
Origin of box room
1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • This box-room was the common meeting-ground for students who awaited their turns at the baths.

    The Story of Louie Oliver Onions
  • Both trunks are in the box-room, but do not catch cold when watching them.

  • There were certain things in the box-room which could be sold.

    The Quiver 3/1900 Anonymous
  • But we have a fitted-up arrangement in the box-room, and it has never exploded yet.

  • Ah, that is right, Ellen has unfastened your portmanteau; she will unpack your trunk to-night, and take it to the box-room.

    A World of Girls L. T. Meade
  • Put him on the second floor, in what was the box-room, or somewhere.

    The Immortal Alphonse Daudet
  • Only after that did she sit down, alone in the box-room, in the twilight, to think.

    The Story of Louie Oliver Onions
  • They said I had overlooked it, and both went to the box-room.

    Johnny Ludlow. First Series Mrs. Henry Wood
  • But—as it was, no doubt there was a box-room, and matters would arrange themselves when there was time to attend to them.

    The Motor Maid Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  • When I was a youngster I have opened it myself with the key of the box-room cupboard.

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