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  • n. A room that has one single bed.


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  • The Galleon Hotel on 91st and Bekin — the one white man staying there a three-hundred-pound rummy squeezed into a single room with his negress wife and their four kids.

    The Big Nowhere

  • But his freckled face was glum as he led the way through the door into the large single room that served as hall and sleeping-quarters for his elders.

    An Excellent Mystery

  • They had met not long after Sulla’s seventh birthday, when the skinny but strong little boy had been helping his sodden father home to the single room on the Vicus Sandalarius where they had lived at the time.

    The First Man in Rome

  • Roup's was a single room with a single door and a single foul-tasting grog on the menu.

    Chainer's Torment

  • From the rooftop one could peer down inside and, if the inner door was ajar, into the single room that constituted the priv place itself.

    Trouble Magnet

  • Hatched out in the same nests, brought up in a common brood, living and sleeping in the same single room huts -- quarters -- boys and girls alike grew up together about as the cattle did, with no moral guide or restraint except that which was given by nature.

    Unwritten History


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