from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having low or short studs; built low: said of a house or room.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Furnished or built with short studs.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Furnished or built with short studs.


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  • The wayfarer halted for a moment, and peeped through the window into the interior of the low-studded room of the public house, illuminated by a small lamp on a table and by a large fire on the hearth.

    Les Miserables

  • A honeysuckle vine, cramped by the low-studded ceiling, blossomed bravely.


  • This keeping-room was a low-studded apartment, finished with the heavy oaken beams of the wall left full in sight, boarded over and painted.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 18, April, 1859

  • They are known by their broad and ample, but low-studded rooms, their numerous windows with small panes, their single chimney in the centre of the roof that sloped down to the lower story in the back part, and in their general unpretending appearance, reminding one vividly of that simplicity of life which characterized our people before the Revolution.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 35, September, 1860

  • A pang shot through him at the memory of his lamplit hours in the low-studded drawing-room.

    XVII. Book I

  • A pang shot through him at the memory of his lamplit hours in the low-studded drawing-room.

    The Age of Innocence

  • Left alone in the long, low-studded room, Bob rolled up his sleeves and to a brisk whistle began to plane down some pieces of thin board.

    Flood Tide

  • Man Above the Square came on his visit he found in the fireplace which warmed the low-studded living room, that was library and drawing room as well, a heap of ashes more than a foot high, on which the great cordwood sticks roared merrily.

    Penguin Persons & Peppermints

  • Davis, opening a door and leading the way into a large, low-studded room.

    Cap'n Eri

  • When the borderman bent his tall frame to enter the low-studded door he fancied he saw a dark figure disappear into a room just behind the bar.

    The Last Trail


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