Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A room in which sets of harness are cleaned, repaired, and stored.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I looked at the posts of the gate, in the dark, because they were tall, like father, and then at the door of the harness-room, where he used to smoke his pipe and sing.

    Lorna Doone

  • I foraged about and found the side-saddle and bridle in the harness-room.

    Robbery Under Arms

  • A young jockey and horse-trainer, who had trained some horses for my uncle, once talked to me of wicked England while we cooked a turkey for our Christmas dinner, making it twist about on a string in front of his harness-room fire.

    Collected Works of W. B. Yeats Volume III Autobiographies

  • In what had once been the harness-room, two young men sat at work.

    Australia Felix

  • Snowball had found in the harness-room an old green tablecloth of Mrs. Jones's and had painted on it a hoof and a horn in white.

    Animal Farm

  • The animals had assumed as a matter of course that these would be shared out equally; one day, however, the order went forth that all the windfalls were to be collected and brought to the harness-room for the use of the pigs.

    Animal Farm

  • The pigs had set aside the harness-room as a headquarters for themselves.

    Animal Farm

  • The harness-room at the end of the stables was broken open; the bits, the nose-rings, the dog-chains, the cruel knives with which Mr. Jones had been used to castrate the pig s and lambs, were all flung down the well.

    Animal Farm

  • He took them up into a loft which could only be reached by a ladder from the harness-room, and there kept them in such seclusion that the rest of the farm soon forgot their existence.

    Animal Farm

  • It consisted of a brass medal (they were really some old horse-brasses which had been found in the harness-room), to be worn on Sundays and holidays.

    Animal Farm

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