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  1. a cellar below the main cellar.
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Origin of subcellar

First recorded in 1850–55; sub- + cellar
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for subcellar

Historical Examples

  • The subcellar or cellar floor mould then is laid, the reinforcement placed and the concrete run in.

    The Boy's Book of New Inventions

    Harry E. Maule

  • From that subcellar of the soul come ideas, impulses, and suggestions which most largely influence our actions.

    Subconscious Religion

    Russell H. Conwell

  • "No admission" is posted on every door to the subcellar designing room of the human soul.

    Subconscious Religion

    Russell H. Conwell

  • Down in the subcellar of the mind there may be a tunnel leading through to the palace of God.

    Subconscious Religion

    Russell H. Conwell

  • A second later his eyes widened as he saw a trap door, evidently leading to a subcellar.