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checkroom

[chek-room, -roo m] /ˈtʃɛkˌrum, -ˌrʊm/
noun
1.
a room where hats, coats, parcels, etc., may be checked.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900, Americanism; check1 + room
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  • As they left she noticed a wrap of downy cream-colored fur in the checkroom.
  • Strollers are available free of charge near each checkroom.
  • His next act of sabotage is to leave a time bomb in the checkroom of a busy train station.
British Dictionary definitions for checkroom

checkroom

/ˈtʃɛkˌruːm; -ˌrʊm/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian) a place at a railway station, airport, etc, where luggage may be left for a small charge with an attendant for safekeeping Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) left-luggage office
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