room divider

noun

: an article of furniture (as a rack, chair, or table) used to divide a room into separate areas
drafts are avoided by high-backed seats that are also room dividersEdgar Kaufmann

Word History

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of room divider was in 1948

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“Room divider.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/room%20divider. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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