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box room

noun, British.
a storage room, especially one for trunks, suitcases, etc.
Origin of box room
First recorded in 1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • That night Hildebrand secretly slept in the boxroom, on a pile of newspapers, with a rag-bag and a hearthrug over him.

  • Looking out of the boxroom window was like looking down on the top of a green forest, Phyllis always thought.

British Dictionary definitions for boxroom


/ˈbɒksˌruːm; -ˌrʊm/
a small room or large cupboard in which boxes, cases, etc, may be stored
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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