coat·​room | \ ˈkōt-ˌrüm How to pronounce coatroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m \

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Recent Examples on the Web Selldorf would excise the staircase, move the coatroom downstairs, and promote the bookstore upstairs, to a new level found by dropping the ticket hall’s ceiling and raising its roof. Justin Davidson, Daily Intelligencer, "This Time, a Much More Promising Attempt to Fix the Frick," 13 Apr. 2018 The first stop Hope and Walter D’Agostino made was the coatroom. Rebecca Lurye,, "Winter Boot Party Outfits The Homeless During First Snowstorm," 10 Dec. 2017 The two neighborhood joints shared a coatroom, and patrons could move freely through a passageway, usually beginning with dinner at Uzie's and ending with cocktails at Hoexter's. Georgina Schaeffer, Town & Country, "Driving Force," 4 Sep. 2013 Despite the restaurant-within-a-club’s location in a glorified coatroom, there seemed to be an awful lot of equipment and flair packed into that tiny space. Ross Raihala, Twin Cities, "Prince once played there, but Arnellia’s closing after 25 years in St. Paul," 9 Apr. 2017 Hopps wrote about seeing important art in their house hung everywhere, even on a coatroom door. Catherine Wagley,, "The remarkable curator Walter Hopps and the less than perfect book about him, 'The Dream Colony'," 9 June 2017

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1870, in the meaning defined above

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“Coatroom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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