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double room

noun
1.
double (def 13).
Origin of double room
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35
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  • The canon's salon was a double room with a portière between.

  • It was a double room, connected by a door, and was situated just at the top of the back stair.

  • When I asked the price of a double room, he looked me over, and then he said ten shillings the night.

    The Charm of Ireland

    Burton Egbert Stevenson
  • "There's a husband and wife come into the double room next," Mrs. MacMahon went on, when she had shown Clo her proposed quarters.

    The Lion's Mouse

    C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • All the other rooms being taken, a single room is a double room.

  • The drawing-room at Lady Attlebridge's was a double room; in one half May sat reading, in the other her mother dozed.

    Quisant Anthony Hope
  • They came into a double room lined entirely with books, and brilliantly, rather hardly, lit by electricity.

    Tongues of Conscience

    Robert Smythe Hichens
  • This is a double room, a very different problem from that of a single store.

  • Behind the salon on the west side I have a double room which serves as dining and breakfast-room, with a guest-chamber above.

    A Hilltop on the Marne Mildred Aldrich
  • When the two chums first went to Briarwood they occupied a double room; but later they had taken in Mercy Curtis, a lame girl.

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