Definition of Still room

1. 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.

Exact synonyms: Stillroom
Generic synonyms: Buttery, Larder, Pantry



Lexicographical Neighbors of Still Room

stiletto heel
stilettoed
stilettoes
stilettoing
stilettos
stiling
still
still-born
still-fish
still-hunt
still-life
still and all
still hunt
still life
still lifes
still room (current term)
still water
still water runs deep
still waters run deep
still wine
stillage
stillages
stillatitious
stillatories
stillatory
stillbirth
stillbirths
stillborn
stillborn infant
stillborns

Literary usage of Still room

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Gentleman's House: Or, How to Plan English Residences, from the by Robert Kerr (1865)
"Outer-Kitchen as Still-room. THIS room in the best cases is provided for the use of the housekeeper and her special assistant the still-room-maid, ..."

2. Home Life Under the Stuarts, 1603-1649 by Jessie Bedford (1903)
"... store-room, still-room, she held active sway, and her office was no sinecure, for it was expected of her not merely to order what should be done, ..."

3. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers (1835)
"... abstract existence of matter, independent of the mere impressions conveyed by the senses, there is still room to doubt that miracles have been worked. ..."

4. Leaves of a Life: Being the Reminiscences of Montagu Williams by Montagu Stephen Williams, Percy Lefroy, George Henry Lamson (1890)
"... bodily harm—I visit his country house—-His amusing account of what took place —A burglar in the still-room—Setting a trap—Sport—A county magistrate, ..."

5. The Scholar's Arithmetic: Designed for the Use of Schools in the United States by Jacob Willetts (1822)
"The compiler of the following work, however, has for some time entertained the opinion that there was still room for improvement. ..."

6. A New System of Practical Domestic Economy, Founded on Modern Discoveries (1827)
"... Process—Bleaching—Stains and Moulds — Linen. CONFECTIONARY—General Economy—Fruits—Preserves — Odours — Flavour—Temperature. STILL-ROOM—lo. ..."

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