bachelor's hall

noun

: the residence of a bachelor or of a man whose wife is absent
usually used in the phrase to keep bachelor's hall

Word History

First Known Use

1828, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bachelor's hall was in 1828

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“Bachelor's hall.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bachelor%27s%20hall. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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