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.