from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The office or lodge of a concierge or janitor.
- n. A celebrated prison, attached to the Palais de Justice in Paris.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In France, the room near the entrance of a hotel, apartment-house, or other building occupied by the concierge or janitor.
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