snuggery


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snug·ger·y

 (snŭg′ə-rē)
n. pl. snug·ger·ies Chiefly British
A snug position or place.

snuggery

(ˈsnʌɡərɪ) or

snuggerie

n, pl -geries
1. a cosy and comfortable place or room
2. another name for snug7

snug•ger•y

or snug•ger•ie

(ˈsnʌg ə ri)

n., pl. -ger•ies. Brit.
1. a snug place or position.
2. a comfortable or cozy room.
[1805–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snuggery - a small secluded roomsnuggery - a small secluded room    
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
References in classic literature ?
The landowner to whom Nicholas went was a bachelor, an old cavalryman, a horse fancier, a sportsman, the possessor of some century-old brandy and some old Hungarian wine, who had a snuggery where he smoked, and who owned some splendid horses.
At posting stations, at inns, and in the landowner's snuggery, maidservants had been flattered by his notice, and here too at the governor's party there were (as it seemed to Nicholas) an inexhaustible number of pretty young women, married and unmarried, impatiently awaiting his notice.
Noel Vanstone to this curious little seaside snuggery.
The master chuckled grimly at this burglarious entry, and insisted on leaving the hall-door and two of the front windows open, to frighten the truants on their return; and then the two set about foraging for tea, in which operation the master was much at fault, having the faintest possible idea of where to find anything, and being, moreover, wondrously short-sighted; but Tom, by a sort of instinct, knew the right cupboards in the kitchen and pantry, and soon managed to place on the snuggery table better materials for a meal than had appeared there probably during the reign of his tutor, who was then and there initiated, amongst other things, into the excellence of that mysterious condiment, a dripping-cake.
Now that they were alone, in this snuggery, which seemed barely large enough to contain so great a man's moustaches, the parties understood each other without unnecessary phrases, and I was, at once, produced.
Farebrother was a bachelor, he had thought of being ushered into a snuggery where the chief furniture would probably be books and collections of natural objects.
What would he not give for one such head to place between the two crossed oars above the mantelpiece in his snuggery at the Albany
The collegians, assembled in Symposium in the Snuggery that night, marvelled what had happened to their Father; he walked so late in the shadows of the yard, and seemed so downcast.
There's a vooden leg in number six; there's a pair of Hessians in thirteen; there's two pair of halves in the commercial; there's these here painted tops in the snuggery inside the bar; and five more tops in the coffee-room.
Ala Carte owns many different restaurant concepts in the Chicago area, including The Snuggery, Finn McCool's and Drink nightclub in Schaumburg.
And from the moment Maureen McKerrow peels back the door to the wood panelled snuggery on the ground floor, there's an overwhelming sense of history.
I expect when I next see you it will be the "Library" in which snuggery I sometimes wish myself.