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stillroom

[stil-room, -roo m] /ˈstɪlˌrum, -ˌrʊm/
noun
1.
(in a large house) a room for distilling or for the preparation of special foods and drinks.
2.
a room off a kitchen for making tea, coffee, etc., and for storing liquors, tea, preserves, jams, wine, etc.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10; still2 + room
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British Dictionary definitions for still room

still room

noun (Brit)
1.
a room in which distilling is carried out
2.
a pantry or storeroom, as in a large house
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