Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A room or place for the reception of useless or unused things; a room occupied by lumber.

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Examples

  • Not until after a long search did we find the oar in a disused attic lumber-room of odds and ends.

    Chapter 19

  • Not until after a long search did we find the oar in a disused attic lumber-room of odds and ends.

    Chapter 19

  • There was one singular exception, however, for he had a single room, a lumber-room up among the attics, which was invariably locked, and which he would never permit either me or anyone else to enter.

    Sole Music

  • "That which my son himself indicated -- that of the cupboard of the lumber-room."

    Sole Music

  • The lumber-room of Steinberg's mind was filled with the objects of the 20th century.

    Steinberg's Witty Lines

  • Miss Wozenham out of her small income and her losses doing so much for her poor old father, and keeping a brother that had had the misfortune to soften his brain against the hard mathematics as neat as a new pin in the three back represented to lodgers as a lumber-room and consuming a whole shoulder of mutton whenever provided!

    Mrs. Lirriper's Legacy

  • Miss Wozenham out of her small income and her losses doing so much for her poor old father, and keeping a brother that had had the misfortune to soften his brain against the hard mathematics as neat as a new pin in the three back represented to lodgers as a lumber-room and consuming a whole shoulder of mutton whenever provided!

    Mrs. Lirriper's Legacy

  • Muslin curtains, fairly white, carefully screened this lumber-room — a _capharnaum_, as the

    The Purse

  • The young girl ran lightly off to the lumber-room and reappeared with a bundle of small wood, which she gallantly threw on the fire to revive it.

    The Purse

  • Muslin curtains, fairly white, carefully screened this lumber-room — a _capharnaum_, as the

    The Purse

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