noun Etymology: 6still Date: circa 1710 British a room connected with the kitchen where liqueurs, preserves, and cakes are kept and beverages (as tea) are prepared

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  • Stillroom — Still room , n. 1. A room for distilling. [1913 Webster] 2. An apartment in a house where liquors, preserves, and the like, are kept. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] Floors are rubbed bright, . . . stillroom and kitchen cleared for action. Dickens. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stillroom — /stil roohm , room /, n. 1. (in a large house) a room for distilling or for the preparation of special foods and drinks. 2. a room off a kitchen for making tea, coffee, etc., and for storing liquors, tea, preserves, jams, wine, etc. [1700 10;… …   Universalium

  • stillroom — noun a) A room containing a still (for distillation) b) A pantry adjoining a kitchen where drinks etc were stored or prepared …   Wiktionary

  • stillroom — /ˈstɪlrum/ (say stilroohm) noun Obsolete in large houses, originally the room containing a still for the production of perfumes, cordials, etc., and subsequently the room used as a storeroom by the housekeeper. {still2 + room} …   Australian English dictionary

  • stillroom — noun a pantry or storeroom connected with the kitchen (especially in a large house) for preparing tea and beverages and for storing liquors and preserves and tea etc • Syn: ↑still room • Hypernyms: ↑pantry, ↑larder, ↑buttery …   Useful english dictionary

  • stillroom-maid — stillˈroom maid noun • • • Main Entry: ↑still …   Useful english dictionary

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