a room in which guns are kept.
British. a room on a warship for the use of junior naval officers.
Origin of gun room
First recorded in 1620–30
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
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Historical Examples of gun room
After we finished shooting some of us had a game of bagatelle on a table in the gun-room.
"There are no revolvers in the gun-room," rejoined Phil quickly.
You still persist in thinking that she obtained the revolver from the gun-room?
The gun-room officers say that the French are certain to be at war with us by this time.
Pigeon was seen, when he went into the gun-room, entering the remark in his notebook.
British Dictionary definitions for gun room
(esp in the Royal Navy) the mess allocated to subordinate or junior officers
a room where guns are stored
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