master bedroom


Definition of master bedroom 

: a large or principal bedroom

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The project includes new windows, replacing the cork flooring with slate in the living-room conversation pit, redoing the bathrooms and bumping out the master bedroom to add a small balcony. Nancy Keates, WSJ, "Revitalizing a Michigan Midcentury Marvel," 15 Nov. 2018 The home has two bedrooms—a master bedroom with a skylight reached via stairs, and another loft bedroom above the nook that can sleep two children. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Tiny house channels the glamour of the theater," 4 Sep. 2018 Her plan: give two rooms to full-time employees to share, and rent out the master bedroom near market rate. Louis Hansen, The Seattle Times, "One way to keep food-service workers in pricey places: Pay their rent," 17 Aug. 2018 The master bedroom in the Freeman home, which is located near the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Alina Dizik, WSJ, "To Discover an Up-and-Coming Neighborhood, Look for the Museum," 21 Nov. 2018 Listing broker William Raveis Real Estate A 1,079-square-foot condo with southern exposure, an open kitchen with granite counters, and a master bedroom with an en suite bath, in a doorman building with a gym. New York Times, "Homes That Sold for Around $1,500,000," 8 July 2018 Originally, the mansion had a ballroom with a coat-check room, and a master bedroom with five wardrobe closets as well as separate storage for jewelry and shoes. Janet Eastman,, "Autzen mansion sells for $4 million: Plywood baron's 1927 Tudor (photos)," 13 June 2018 The officers then entered the apartment, in an affordable-housing complex in Newport, Ore., about 2½ hours from Portland, and discovered Villagomez lying on a bed in the master bedroom with her 14-month-old son. Lindsey Bever, Washington Post, "A mother repeatedly stabbed her 6-year-old son — then said he ‘deserved it,’ according to police," 30 May 2018 There’s a full bath off the kitchen, and a master bedroom with fireplace off the dining room. Jon Gorey,, "For sale: Bungalows in Needham and Weston," 18 May 2018

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First Known Use of master bedroom

1925, in the meaning defined above

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