Definition of Dayroom

1. Noun. A common room in a barracks or dormitory intended for the inhabitants thereof to mingle in and socialize in. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dayroom

1. a room for reading and recreation [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dayroom

daylike
daylilies
daylily
daylit
daylong
daymare
daymares
daymark
daymarks
daynt
daypack
daypacks
daypeep
dayrise
dayrises
dayroom (current term)
dayrooms
days
days of wine and roses
days of yore
days off
daysack
daysacks
daysail
daysailed
daysailer
daysailers
daysailing
daysailings
daysails

Literary usage of Dayroom

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1. No Minor Matter: Children in Maryland's Jails by Michael Bochenek, Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1999)
"When we toured the juvenile housing area, we learned that up to forty adults were housed at times on bunks in the juvenile section's dayroom. ..."

2. Lead: Intensive Parole Program : An Implementation & Process Evaluation of by Teresa Isorena (1995)
"The living unit's interior consists of a dayroom area, large dormitory room, ... The furnishings of the dayroom include 60 chairs, arranged in rows and ..."

3. Electrical Engineer (1890)
"dayroom.—To be lighted by one high candle-power lamp, fitted with holder, shade, ceiling rose, and switch with removable key. 9. Corridor Д.—Same as A (No. ..."

4. No Escape: Male Rape in U.S. Prisons by Joanne Mariner (2001)
""I was in the dayroom. I remember eating a piece of cornbread and the next thing I knew I woke up in the hospital," MR recalled. ..."

5. Guide to Sanitary Inspections by William Paul Gerhard (1909)
"The dayroom should have a wide front and a sunny exposure. In two-story pavilions the stairs should be kept away from the ward and placed directly at the ..."

6. Sessional Papers (1902)
"The dayroom and dormitory accommodation of the asylum is, in consequence of recent additions and a rearrangement of rooms, as follows :— dayroom space for ..."

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