withdrawing room


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withdrawing room

n
an archaic term for drawing room
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Noun1.withdrawing room - a formal room where visitors can be received and entertainedwithdrawing room - a formal room where visitors can be received and entertained
reception room - a room for receiving and entertaining visitors (as in a private house or hotel)
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My "best" room, however, my withdrawing room, always ready for company, on whose carpet the sun rarely fell, was the pine wood behind my house.
"Inside the hall, we are nearing the final stages of restoring the damaged ornate ceiling in the Withdrawing Room and all internal joinery, mechanical and electrical work is 90 per cent complete.
The Celeste Restaurant, above, the opulent Withdrawing Room, right, and the grand entrance, above right, at the Lanesborough Hotel in Knightsbridge, London
The Celeste Restaurant and, below, the opulent Withdrawing Room and the grand entrance at the Lanesborough Hotel