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[wair-room, -roo m] /ˈwɛərˌrum, -ˌrʊm/
a room in which goods are stored or are displayed for sale.
Origin of wareroom
1805-15; ware1 + room Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He glanced toward the wareroom where the black coffins stood in a row on wooden horses.

    Blue Ridge Country Jean Thomas
  • He stumbled along to a corner of the wareroom where he slumped on a keg of nails.

    Blue Ridge Country Jean Thomas
  • The pert girls at the wareroom would not snub the old maid any more, and shove her into the meanest corner.

    The Other Girls Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  • The spout runs from the ground-floor to the wareroom at the top of the house.

    The Slang Dictionary John Camden Hotten
  • The spout runs from the ground floor to the wareroom at the top of the house.

  • The station was the top of a sort of wareroom for all kinds of railroad junk.

  • It may be a large room in a private house or the wareroom of some Christian merchant cleared for the occasion.

    The Life of St. Paul James Stalker
  • It was evident that the fire had originated in one of the upper floors, for there was no light in the wareroom.

    Fighting the Flames R.M. Ballantyne
  • The wareroom was densely dark, to which was imparted additional horror by the piercing moans of the suffering.

  • My sister has been put aboard this airship, and is now a prisoner in the room adjoining the wareroom.

    The Moon Colony William Dixon Bell

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