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antehall

[an-tee-hawl]
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noun
  1. a room or hall serving as a waiting room and entrance to a larger hall.

Origin of antehall

First recorded in 1840–50; ante- + hall
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Historical Examples

  • Passing through the antehall, he gained admission to Eberhard Ludwig's apartment.

    A German Pompadour

    Marie Hay

  • No word came from the palace, no Secret Service officers came to report to her, no courtiers thronged the antehall.