withdrawing room

noun

Definition of withdrawing room

: a room to retire to (as from a dining room) especially : drawing room

Examples of withdrawing room in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Visitors will then see features of the home including the Great Stairs, withdrawing room, breakfast room, billiard room, gentlemen’s sitting room, servant and family chambers before ending up back in the Great Hall for hot cocoa and coffee. Nancy Shohet West, BostonGlobe.com, "What’s love got to do with 19th-century marriage?," 31 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of withdrawing room

1591, in the meaning defined above

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“Withdrawing room.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/withdrawing%20room. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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