ready room

Origin of ready room

An Americanism dating back to 1940–45
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Historical Examples of ready room

  • And together they made their way to the Ready-Room on the hangar deck.

    Dave Dawson on Guadalcanal

    Robert Sydney Bowen

  • Alone in the ready-room was a soldier in the uniform of Abaria.

  • The colonel paused for breath, and a mounting murmur of suppressed excitement ran its course about the Ready-Room.

    Dave Dawson on Guadalcanal

    Robert Sydney Bowen

  • The colonel stopped talking and let his eyes wander about the Ready-Room again.

    Dave Dawson on Guadalcanal

    Robert Sydney Bowen

  • All of you are to report to the Ready-Room, on the hangar deck, at five o'clock this afternoon.

    Dave Dawson on Guadalcanal

    Robert Sydney Bowen