orderly room

the administrative office of a small military unit.

probably earlier than 1975–80

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orderly room
military a room in the barracks of a battalion or company used for general administrative purposes

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Example sentences
Bill sleeps in an orderly room that his autism keeps him from disturbing.
We would walk a block or two out of our way not to go by the orderly room.
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