Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The room or place where actors dress for the stage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The room or place where players dress for the stage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A dressing-room.

Etymologies

For attiring room. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Varney replied to the lady, that his lord purposed to attend her; and would have proceeded with some compliment, when, running to the door of the parlour, she called aloud, “Janet — Janet! come to my tiring-room instantly.”

    Kenilworth

  • But come to my tiring-room, girl; we must be brave, my lord comes hither to-night. —

    Kenilworth

  • Father Lukas drew him toward the tiring-room; just before they got there, Brother Sergei burst through, almost crashing into them before he realized they were there.

    Enchantment

  • Only when they were all outside did Father Lukas remember that the precious books and parchments were all in the tiring-room.

    Enchantment

  • Only when they reached the end where the tiring-room had been did Lukas realize that not all the books and papers would have been destroyed.

    Enchantment

  • Father Lukas's church was not large, but it was solidly built, and there was room enough inside it for at least a hundred villagers -- standing, for no space was wasted on benches in Orthodox churches -- and a tiring-room behind and to the right of the altar.

    Enchantment

  • No sooner had Sergei disappeared into the tiring-room behind the altar, however, than the thick-bodied peasant woman turned away from the candle she had been lighting, glanced up at Ivan, and immediately ducked her head and hurried away.

    Enchantment

  • Attire is simple, when the woods are the tiring-room.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 61, November, 1862

  • The first apartment we entered was a sort of tiring-room, where along the walls hung the shawls and black sun-bonnets of the sisters.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 11, No. 27, June, 1873

  • Behind the curtain was the tiring-room (_nepathya_), whence the actors came on the stage.

    Tales from the Hindu Dramatists

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