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pump room

a room at a spa for drinking mineral waters.
Origin of pump room
1735-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Anastasia found no re-admission; the lights were put out, the pump room was in darkness.

    The Nebuly Coat John Meade Falkner
  • I try the pump room in the morning, the ordinary at dinner, the taverns after dinner.

    The Lady of Lynn Walter Besant
  • He drew Diana's attention from the first moment that he entered the pump room—a black moth amongst the gaily-hued butterflies.

    The Black Moth Georgette Heyer
  • We visited some of the shops and took a look at the pump room.

  • Ripple would act for the best and close the pump room against the intruder.

    The Passionate Elopement Compton Mackenzie
  • Jimmy's a gourmet when he orders at the pump room and he's trying to overawe you.

    The Syndic C.M. Kornbluth
  • These were only a few of the items of the pump room gossip, and every item found its adherents.

    A Nest of Linnets Frank Frankfort Moore
  • While I was in the pump room reducing the pressure, he called me on the interphone.

    Psichopath Gordon Randall Garrett
  • The doctor's door opened out of the pump room so as to afford readiness and convenience for consultation.

    The Lady of Lynn Walter Besant
  • It was the favourite topic in the pump room for that time, but scarcely longer.

    Her Season in Bath Emma Marshall
British Dictionary definitions for pump room

pump room

a building or room at a spa in which the water from a mineral spring may be drunk
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