wardroom

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wardroom military quarters for dining and recreation for officers of a warship (except the captain)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Wardroom (Naut) A room occupied as a messroom by the commissioned officers of a war vessel. See Gunroom.
    • Wardroom A room used by the citizens of a city ward, for meetings, political caucuses, elections, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n wardroom The apartment assigned to the commissioned officers of a man-of-war other than the commanding officer. Line-officers occupy staterooms on the starboard side and staff-officers on the port side.
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Usage

In literature:

I asked him if I couldn't work it out in the wardroom pantry.
"A Gunner Aboard the "Yankee"" by Russell Doubleday
And Mr. Charles, tell the wardroom steward to get a square meal ready for this gentleman.
"Mr. Fortescue" by William Westall
Here is Harlequin's dress, lying in one of the wardrooms, but there is nobody to dance Harlequin's dances.
"The Man Without a Country and Other Tales" by Edward E. Hale
Up from the wardroom came Lieut.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
He left the wardroom and returned in a few minutes with two officers' long, blue overcoats and caps.
"Prince or Chauffeur?" by Lawrence Perry
They were sitting over coffee in the officers' wardroom.
"Unwise Child" by Gordon Randall Garrett
You must hand me that pistol and any arms you may have, and be confined to the wardroom.
"The Wreck of the Titan" by Morgan Robertson
By Jove, there he is now coming out of the wardroom right up to us!
"Crown and Anchor" by John Conroy Hutcheson
I don't like wardroom gossips as a matter of policy.
"A Question of Courage" by Jesse Franklin Bone
So jump down below there in the wardroom; the mess are just through dinner, and yours won't be ready for an hour yet.
"Captain Brand of the "Centipede"" by H. A. (Henry Augustus) Wise
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