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  • n. a sitting-room in a big house, usually in the past, where people stayed in daylight only.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a sitting room used during the daylight hours


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  • Now in his possession were Photostat copies of the pages that had been burnt in the morning room fireplace: The bold, heavily leaded

    Locked Rooms

  • In the morning room Mercer was playing his little pavane.

    The Fashion in Shrouds

  • Holmes ran an analytic eye over the signs of her passage through her parents 'home: The drawer in the small inlaid table near the front door was ajar; the various decorative jars and boxes inhabiting the shelves in the morning room had all been disturbed, as well as the cubby-holes and drawers of her mother's writing desk in the front window.

    Locked Rooms

  • In the shadow at the far end of the morning room he saw the crown of Mercer’s untidy black head above the angle of the piano top.

    The Fashion in Shrouds

  • She sat at the escritoire in the morning room and wrote them both.


  • The Dowager Duchess of Middleburgh was seated at the escritoire in the morning room of her house in Berkeley Square when her grandson was announced.

    Ungrateful Governess

  • "I have seen it a thousand times at the bottom of her sampler, father, the one that is framed and hanging in her morning room -- Rachel Mostyn, November, Anno Domini, 1827."

    The Man Between: An International Romance


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