tiring room

Origin of tiring room

First recorded in 1615–25; aphetic variant of attiring room
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Examples from the Web for tiring room

Historical Examples of tiring room

  • And she hurried away to her tiring-room to don her finest raiment.

  • Shape is a term borrowed from the tiring-room of the theatres.

  • The stage and the actors' tiring-room behind it were under a roof of thatch.

    A Gentleman Player

    Robert Neilson Stephens

  • He turned on his heel, entered his tiring-room and closed the door, none too gently.

    Mistress Nell

    George C. Hazelton, Jr.

  • Master Carew and the manager had not come out of the tiring-room.

    Master Skylark

    John Bennett


British Dictionary definitions for tiring room

tiring room

noun
  1. archaic a dressing room in a theatre
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