from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A room used for the storage or display of goods or wares.
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- n. a room used for storing or displaying goods or wares
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A room in which goods are stored or exhibited for sale.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A room in which goods are stored or laid out for sale.
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Anxiously he pressed the salesman to tell him which of us used cars in the wareroom was the slowest and safest.
My own special kitchen (an immense wareroom at the back of the store, which was used for a distributing-room) was in Newnan well fitted up.
But the curse of a most fluent pen, and of a numerous auditory, to whom his words were oracles, was upon him; and seventy volumes, more or less, which Cotta issued from his wareroom, are for the library of the Germans now, and for the selection of judicious editors hereafter.
A double door admitted us to the wareroom, where, tolerably secure from fire (the doors alone were of wood), were stored Turkish and
This is one reason why a piano tested in a music wareroom has always a more beautiful and richer sound than when in a drawing-room or hall, since each string is vibrated by the other instrument.
The wareroom was no bigger than the shop, but the different suits were hanging about the sides, and Dick quickly selected one not likely to attract much attention, and put it on, leaving the uniform behind.
With a weak memory for details, and marked inability to possess truth except by the slow process of digestion and assimilation, my brain was more a machine-shop than a wareroom; hence capacity of retail dealing was of the smallest.
I was not in the least conscious at this time that a large wareroom amply stored by virtue of a retentive memory was not the most needed as an equipment for all the practical affairs of life.
With this slender cash capital, but abundant confidence in their success, the new firm came to Cleveland, which they selected as the base of their operations on account of its superior shipping facilities, and opened a wareroom in Lyman's Block, having previously made arrangements with manufacturers in Massachusetts to make machines for them.
He stumbled along to a corner of the wareroom where he slumped on a keg of nails.