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or snuggerie

[snuhg-uh-ree] /ˈsnʌg ə ri/
noun, plural snuggeries. British.
a snug place or position.
a comfortable or cozy room.
Origin of snuggery
First recorded in 1805-15; snug + -ery Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • She found Janet up and dressed, but playing the invalid up in the snuggery.


    Dorothy Whitehill
  • It was a pleasant little party in Mrs. Haley's "cosey" or "snuggery."

    My New Curate P.A. Sheehan
  • Caldew walked out of the snuggery and opened a door at the side of the house.

    The Hand in the Dark Arthur J. Rees
  • He found Freda in the snuggery and held out his hands to her.

  • But I tell you what it is; if you want to get Hartman here in cold weather you must let us have a snuggery.

    A Pessimist Robert Timsol
  • But at evening they joined Old Baker, and they filled their snuggery.

    Tales of Mean Streets Arthur Morrison
  • I will line it with green baize, and make it quite a snuggery.

    Grif B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
  • Hiram Powlett was Captain Mervyn's champion in the snuggery.

  • Mr. Armstrong asked, as he entered the snuggery on the evening of his return.

  • With that I left him alone in his snuggery, and climbed the stairs to the top.

British Dictionary definitions for snuggery


noun (pl) -geries
a cosy and comfortable place or room
another name for snug (sense 7)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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