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front room

noun
1.
a room at the front of a house, especially a parlor.
Origin of front room
1670-1680
1670-80
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  • Carver jumped to one side and reached for his torch, with that in his left hand he searched the front room.

    Dreamy Hollow Sumner Charles Britton
  • You are sure there was no fire in the front room when you first got here?

    Under Fire Frank A. Munsey
  • M. Belmont recovered his equanimity and led his friend to a front room.

    The Bastonnais John Lesperance
  • "I will bring her in," and he hastened to the other front room for her.

  • He had given up the front room to his guest, and his own window looked out on an over-grown garden.

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