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stillroom

[stil-room, -roo m]
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noun
  1. (in a large house) a room for distilling or for the preparation of special foods and drinks.
  2. a room off a kitchen for making tea, coffee, etc., and for storing liquors, tea, preserves, jams, wine, etc.

Origin of stillroom

First recorded in 1700–10; still2 + room
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Examples from the Web for stillroom

Historical Examples

  • Tristram, she knew, loved her stillroom maid's brown bread and butter.

    The Reason Why

    Elinor Glyn

  • His wife and daughter were in tastes and acquirements below a housekeeper or a stillroom maid of the present day.