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double room

double (def 13).
Origin of double room
First recorded in 1930-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It was a double room, connected by a door, and was situated just at the top of the back stair.

  • The canon's salon was a double room with a portière between.

  • A suitable accommodation for a man and wife is a double room with bath and a single room next.

    Etiquette Emily Post
  • 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
  • The only trouble was that it was a double room, and Andy would have to share it with another student.

    Andy at Yale Roy Eliot Stokes
  • "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
  • 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
  • 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

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