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or snuggerie

[snuhg-uh-ree] /ˈsnʌg ə ri/
noun, plural snuggeries. British.
a snug place or position.
a comfortable or cozy room.
Origin of snuggery
1805-15; snug + -ery Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • "There's no need to ask if you are still as keen on this job as you were this afternoon," he said, as he entered my snuggery.

    The Motor Pirate George Sidney Paternoster
  • He found Freda in the snuggery and held out his hands to her.

  • Judds Bridge is but one of a score of places which serve in the administration of snuggery discipline.

    Pastoral Days William Hamilton Gibson
  • It was a pleasant little party in Mrs. Haley's "cosey" or "snuggery."

    My New Curate P.A. Sheehan
  • Yeovil wandered down to his snuggery, a mood of listless dejection possessing him.

  • I will line it with green baize, and make it quite a snuggery.

    Grif B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
  • It had seemed an absurdly inadequate direction, even as we had talked the narrative over in John Saunders's snuggery.

    Pieces of Eight Richard le Gallienne
  • Hiram Powlett was Captain Mervyn's champion in the snuggery.

  • She found Janet up and dressed, but playing the invalid up in the snuggery.

    Phyllis Dorothy Whitehill
  • Mr. Armstrong asked, as he entered the snuggery on the evening of his return.

British Dictionary definitions for snuggery


noun (pl) -geries
a cosy and comfortable place or room
another name for snug (sense 7)
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