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  • n. Plural form of boxroom.

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Examples

  • The attics were just under the roof, and the boxrooms were a peculiar shape, being small, with slanting roofs, and almost im126 possible to stand up in.

    The Twins At St Clare's

  • In Edinburgh, we have got a lot of homes with boxrooms with skylights which are used regularly as bedrooms.

    Windows could be boarded up as tenants try to avoid benefits penalties

  • The boxrooms were only visited twice a term - once when the trunks were put there, and once when they were brought down to be packed.

    The Twins At St Clare's

  • The first-form's classroom was just underneath the boxrooms.

    The Twins At St Clare's

  • I'd examine all their boxrooms and rooftraps, and I would inveigle them into conversations and suddenly bring in the words 'body' and 'pince-nez,' and see if they wriggled, like those modern psycho-what's-his-names.

    Whose Body?

  • a great bed of blue and white flowers; and, finally, trunks were brought out from boxrooms and strewn through the floors, and upper-form girls emptied cupboards and drawers into them for the last time.

    The Getting of Wisdom

  • I'd examine all their boxrooms and rooftraps, and I would inveigle them into conversations and suddenly bring in the words 'body' and 'pince-nez' and see if they wriggled, like those modern psyo-what's-his-names. "

    Whose Body

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