from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A room in which wine is kept or stored.
  • n. A room where wine is served to customers; a bar-room.


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  • The place in which it happened was in a wine-room in the old town where as Referendar {1} I was practising at court; the time was an afternoon in summer.

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  • And now he sits there at the window of the wine-room and gazes out upon the square, over whose surface the wind sweeps along in a whirl of dust.

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  • On the way they passed the windows of our wine-room.

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  • Toward noon they could be seen strolling deliberately in groups of twos or threes down the street, shortly to disappear into the wine-room, where between twelve and one they assembled at the round table to gossip.

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  • The wine-room, situated on the ground floor of a house in the great square which from the window one could look out upon in every direction, was at this hour nearly empty.

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  • A deep stillness took possession of the wine-room where we were sitting.

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  • The old colonel, too, was a regular patron of the wine-room, but he never came at the hour of general assembly, but later, in the afternoon.

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  • He had gone to the market and had drunk whiskey in a wine-room.

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  • She showed them all there was to be seen, describing every place as she came to it: This is the dining-hall, this the wine-room, this the bed-chamber.

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  • Two days later, when least expecting it, he stepped into the wine-room of an obscure little pension hotel on the Via Margellina and saw

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