wardroom

[wawrd-room, -roo m]
noun (on a warship)
  1. the area serving as the living quarters for all commissioned officers except the commanding officer.
  2. the dining saloon and lounge for these officers.
  3. these officers collectively.

Origin of wardroom

First recorded in 1795–1805; ward + room
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wardroom

noun
  1. the quarters assigned to the officers (except the captain) of a warship
  2. the officers of a warship collectively, excepting the captain
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