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front room

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  1. a room at the front of a house, especially a parlor.
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Origin of front room

First recorded in 1670–80
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for front room

Historical Examples

  • I heard what Mrs. Souders said in the front-room before supper.

    Jack the Hunchback

    James Otis

  • There was a light in the front-room, and someone was moving about.

    When Ghost Meets Ghost

    William Frend De Morgan

  • She laid the sheet back in its place, and went into the front-room.

    When Ghost Meets Ghost

    William Frend De Morgan

  • "A clue at last," he murmured, hurrying to the front-room window to read it.

    An Artist in Crime

    Rodrigues Ottolengui

  • Then he turned away and went to the door of the front-room opposite.

    The American Baron

    James De Mille