tiring-house

noun
tir·​ing-house | \ ˈtī-riŋ-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce tiring-house (audio) \

Definition of tiring-house

: a section of a theater reserved for the actors and used especially for dressing for stage entrances

First Known Use of tiring-house

1590, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tiring-house

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“Tiring-house.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tiring-house. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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