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stockroom

[stok-room, -roo m] /ˈstɒkˌrum, -ˌrʊm/
noun
1.
a room in which a stock of materials or goods is kept for use or sale.
Origin of stockroom
1815-1825
1815-25; stock + room
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  • It proved resistant to every one of the antibiotics and antiviral agents in the Lancet's stockroom.

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  • “This looks very much like one of the parts that has been disappearing from the stockroom,” she said, her voice icy.

    Guilt of the Brass Thieves Mildred A. Wirt
  • Are there any other stairs that lead down from the fourth floor other than those back stairs in the rear of the stockroom?

    Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • On the landing which led from the shop to the stockroom behind, my grandfather took up his position.

  • Words such as “Bushel girls on pants” or “stockroom assistants” had signified nothing to her.

    The Peace of Roaring River George van Schaick
  • Downstairs in the warehouse or stockroom whichever you want to call it.

    Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • It was unfortunate, of course, that no orders reached the stockroom until ten o'clock.

    The Knack of Managing Lewis K. Urquhart and Herbert Watson
  • "Go down to the stockroom and tell the skip-man, one more coke," said McLanahan.

    Steel Charles Rumford Walker
  • Entering the Star building, Penny went directly to the stockroom, wandering about until she found Mr. Curry, the foreman.

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British Dictionary definitions for stockroom

stockroom

/ˈstɒkˌruːm; -ˌrʊm/
noun
1.
a room in which a stock of goods is kept, as in a shop or factory
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