Origin of dorm
Examples from the Web for dorm
I began walking right, towards my dorm, when I realized I needed to go to the hospital.
I answered his questions perfunctorily, begging off that I was soon to return to my dorm, as I was tired.
I never owned a copy but I knew people who did, and we spent hours in dorm rooms trying to decipher what was on it.
The cyclist had turned the heads of the women in the dorm on his way back from the showers, wearing just a towel.
No he-said-she-said, no muffled sounds through the dorm ceiling, no “Maybe he has other issues.”Your Princess Is in Another Castle: Misogyny, Entitlement, and Nerds|Arthur Chu|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The thing that started me off was Hoofy Gilbert coming across the dorm hall with a letter in his hand.The Whistling Mother|Grace S. Richmond
I slept at the halfway house, sharing a dorm with a bunch of actual criminals, gang kids and druggie kids, a couple of real nuts.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
"Here, take the spools and get back to your dorm," growled Tom.Sabotage in Space|Carey Rockwell
Supposing you go to Weevil and tell him straight out that you weren't in your dorm last night, but with me.The Hero of Garside School|J. Harwood Panting
"You shouldn't have bought a ticket to the wrong station," said the dorm master, somewhat amusedly.Runaway|William Morrison
1900, colloquial shortening of dormitory.