Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An apartment for distilling; a domestic laboratory.
  • noun A room connected, with the kitchen, where coffee, tea, and the like are made, and the finer articles supplied to the table are made, stored, and prepared for use.

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

  • noun A room for distilling.
  • noun engraving An apartment in a house where liquors, preserves, and the like, are kept.

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

  • noun A room containing a still (for distillation)
  • noun A pantry adjoining a kitchen where drinks etc were stored or prepared

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

  • noun a pantry or storeroom connected with the kitchen (especially in a large house) for preparing tea and beverages and for storing liquors and preserves and tea etc
  • noun a pantry or storeroom connected with the kitchen (especially in a large house) for preparing tea and beverages and for storing liquors and preserves and tea etc

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Examples

  • Such women spent hours every day in their "stillroom" working up attempts to cure what ailed the people under their authority.

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  • To distract me, she kept Kate and me busy in the stillroom, teaching us how to make herbal remedies and preventives.

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  • I tried every remedy Mother had taught me in the stillroom, but nothing seemed to help.

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  • Mother insisted the stillroom be kept clean and neat.

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  • Ceramic pots covered with thin goatskin, glass and horn containers plugged with stopples, and even a few imported stoneware jugs with parchment tied over their mouths to keep the contents dry filled the stillroom shelves.

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  • Just as I finished the straining, Matthew Rowlett came into the stillroom with a letter that had just arrived for Mother.

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  • I tried every remedy Mother had taught me in the stillroom, but nothing seemed to help.

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  • Ceramic pots covered with thin goatskin, glass and horn containers plugged with stopples, and even a few imported stoneware jugs with parchment tied over their mouths to keep the contents dry filled the stillroom shelves.

    Secrets of the Tudor Court

  • Mother insisted the stillroom be kept clean and neat.

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  • Just as I finished the straining, Matthew Rowlett came into the stillroom with a letter that had just arrived for Mother.

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