[ suhb-sel-er ]

  1. a cellar below the main cellar.

Origin of subcellar

First recorded in 1850–55; sub- + cellar

Words Nearby subcellar Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use subcellar in a sentence

  • Just now the elevator was going down, and down it continued to go to the very subcellar.

    Galusha the Magnificent | Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Bayliss, on the contrary, was either in the seventh heaven of bliss or the subcellar of despair.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug | Joseph C. Lincoln
  • A second later his eyes widened as he saw a trap door, evidently leading to a subcellar.

  • He felt himself thrown down bodily into a sort of subcellar.

    The Master Mystery | Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
  • I was glad to got a job learning on shirts in a subcellar and the boss boards me for wages.

    Abe and Mawruss | Montague Glass