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storm cellar

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  1. a cellar or underground chamber for refuge during violent storms; cyclone cellar.
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Origin of storm cellar

First recorded in 1900–05
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Historical Examples

  • Had we been in Kansas and seen such elemental disturbances, we should have hunted the storm-cellar.

    Through the South Seas with Jack London

    Martin Johnson