a room equipped for playing cards:
The club has a big cardroom.
(in some U.S. states or cities) a commercial gambling establishment licensed to conduct card games, usually poker, only.
a room for carding wool.
Historical Examples

She took the count’s arm once more and moved forward into a small boudoir which adjoined the cardroom.
The Chouans Honore de Balzac

Beware of the cardroom and the poker sharps who travel on the great liners.
The Complete Bachelor Walter Germain

The third act was going on, and I accordingly visited the cardroom, and there lost two hundred sequins at a single deal.
The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

The dining car was in reality a cardroom between meals—and such meals, for we had stocked the larder ourselves.
Over the Rocky Mountains to Alaska Charles Warren Stoddard

Then he strolled up into the cardroom and tried to interest himself in watching a game of bridge.
The Grell Mystery Frank Froest

Let us go into the cardroom, but first let us see if we can find anything in the way of nourishment, for I begin to be hungry.
Jorrocks’ Jaunts and Jollities Robert Smith Surtees

As she came back she left the cardroom door open, so as to hear if any one should open that of the drawing-room to come in.
Cousin Betty Honore de Balzac

My cousin Archie—you saw him in the cardroom last night—vowed you were nothing half so interesting.
The Swindler and Other Stories Ethel M. Dell

Then the young men were left alone, and it was soon proposed that they should adjourn to the cardroom.
The Way We Live Now Anthony Trollope

And, O Madam, playing at faro in the cardroom, I won a milleleva–no less!
The Ladies E. Barrington


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