Cloak-room



[klohk-room, -roo m] /ˈkloʊkˌrum, -ˌrʊm/

noun
1.
a room in which outer garments, hats, umbrellas, etc., may be left temporarily, as in a club, restaurant, etc.; checkroom.
2.
a room adjacent to a legislative chamber or legislative room, where legislators may leave their coats, relax, or engage in informal conversation.
3.
British.

/ˈkləʊkˌruːm; -ˌrʊm/
noun
1.
a room in which hats, coats, luggage, etc, may be temporarily deposited
2.
(Brit) a euphemistic word for lavatory
n.

also cloakroom, 1852, from cloak (n.) + room (n.).

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