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subcellar

[suhb-sel-er] /ˈsʌbˌsɛl ər/
noun
1.
a cellar below the main cellar.
Origin of subcellar
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55; sub- + cellar
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  • The subcellar or cellar floor mould then is laid, the reinforcement placed and the concrete run in.

  • From that subcellar of the soul come ideas, impulses, and suggestions which most largely influence our actions.

    Subconscious Religion Russell H. Conwell
  • "No admission" is posted on every door to the subcellar designing room of the human soul.

    Subconscious Religion Russell H. Conwell
  • Down in the subcellar of the mind there may be a tunnel leading through to the palace of God.

    Subconscious Religion Russell H. Conwell
  • A second later his eyes widened as he saw a trap door, evidently leading to a subcellar.

  • He felt himself thrown down bodily into a sort of subcellar.

    The Master Mystery

    Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
  • Bayliss, on the contrary, was either in the seventh heaven of bliss or the subcellar of despair.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • I was glad to got a job learning on shirts in a subcellar and the boss boards me for wages.

    Abe and Mawruss Montague Glass

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