tir·​ing-house ˈtī-riŋ-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce tiring-house (audio)
: a section of a theater reserved for the actors and used especially for dressing for stage entrances

Word History


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First Known Use

1590, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tiring-house was in 1590

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“Tiring-house.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tiring-house. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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