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mud room

noun
1.
a vestibule or other area in a house, in which wet and muddy clothes or footwear are removed.
Also, mudroom.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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Examples from the web for mud room
  • Residential floor plans may be designed to permit loading the unit from an isolated hall or mud room.
  • The bed and breakfast has cycle sheds and a mud room for damp hikers' equipment.
  • The guest house offers a mud room for your wet hiking gear and secure storage for hiking gear, motorcycles and bicycles.
  • Walk into a spacious entrance foyer large enough for office area or mud room.
  • Apartment is complimented with a foyer that would provide a grade location for a mud room.
  • There is a mud room and laundry room with an adjoining full bathroom, plus a powder room for guests.
  • They propose to make the second floor of the garage a large open space with a bathroom, connected to the main house by a mud room.

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