gun room

noun

Definition of gun room 

: quarters on a British warship originally used by the gunner and his mates but now by midshipmen and junior officers

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In the gun room 12 pairs of perfectly worn caramel-colored riding boots on a windowsill. David Usborne, Town & Country, "The Mysterious Case of the Parnham House Fire," 29 May 2018 Darius and Tracy get escorted to the house's gun room after professing their appreciation for the NRA. Michael Saponara, Billboard, "'Atlanta' Recap Episode 9: Paper Boi is Ready for a Change," 27 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of gun room

1626, in the meaning defined above

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