a room to withdraw or retire to; drawing room.
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How to use withdrawing room in a sentence
He was closeted with her on the following day, in the tiny withdrawing-room which leads out of the hall at Acol Court.
Less than an hour later four people were assembled in the small withdrawing-room of Acol Court.
He saw the light in the withdrawing-room and knew that Editha was there, mutely watching his departure.
The finest apartment is the Withdrawing-room, a splendid example of the decorative style of the early part of Elizabeth's reign.Nooks and Corners of English Life, Past and Present | John Timbs
Nor was that lady best pleased to find in her withdrawing room a fine portrait in oils of her unlawful predecessor.Highways and Byways in The Border | Andrew Lang
British Dictionary definitions for withdrawing room
an archaic term for drawing room
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