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muniment room

noun British.
  1. a storage or display room in a castle, church, university, or the like, where pertinent historical documents and records are kept.
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Origin of muniment room

First recorded in 1655–65
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Historical Examples of muniment room

  • In the muniment-room there are preserved 3,400 records, etc., of exceptional interest.


    Sir Walter Besant

  • It is approached through the muniment-room, and has been popularly known as the "Lollard's Prison."

  • The upper part above the porch proper contains, as mentioned above, a lofty chamber, probably originally the muniment-room.