stillroom

[ stil-room, -roo m ]
/ ˈstɪlˌrum, -ˌrʊm /

noun

(in a large house) a room for distilling or for the preparation of special foods and drinks.
a room off a kitchen for making tea, coffee, etc., and for storing liquors, tea, preserves, jams, wine, etc.

Nearby words

  1. stillbirth,
  2. stillborn,
  3. stillicide,
  4. stilliform,
  5. stillness,
  6. stillson wrench,
  7. stillwater,
  8. stilly,
  9. stilt,
  10. stilt bug

Origin of stillroom

First recorded in 1700–10; still2 + room

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British Dictionary definitions for still room

still room

noun British

a room in which distilling is carried out
a pantry or storeroom, as in a large house
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