(in a large house) a room for distilling or for the preparation of special foods and drinks.
a room off a kitchen for making tea, coffee, etc., and for storing liquors, tea, preserves, jams, wine, etc.
adjective, stiller, stillest. 1. remaining in place or at rest; motionless; stationary: to stand still. 2. free from sound or noise, as a place or persons; silent: to keep still about a matter. 3. subdued or low in sound; hushed: a still, small voice. 4. free from turbulence or commotion; peaceful; tranquil; calm: the still […]
- Still small voice
One’s conscience, as in I’d love to go but a still small voice tells me I really have to stay home and work. The term comes from the Bible (I Kings 19:12), where Elijah hears his own inner voice: “And after the earthquake a fire … and after the fire a still small voice.”
[stil-suh n] /ˈstɪl sən/ Trademark. 1. a monkey wrench with a pivoted, adjustable jaw that grips pipes, bars, etc., more tightly when pressure is exerted on the handle. Stillson wrench /ˈstɪlsən/ noun 1. trademark a large wrench having adjustable jaws that tighten as the pressure on the handle is increased
noun 1. any dog that follows the trail of its quarry silently.