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conservatory
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An Ideal Husband
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as in: plants in the conservatory Define
a greenhouse in which plants are arranged in a pleasing manner
  • I shall be in the conservatory under the second palm tree on the left.

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  • We visited the New York Botanical Garden Conservatory.
  • We’ll have lunch in the conservatory.

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unspecified meaning
  • And you threw me over because you saw, or said you saw, poor old Lord Mortlake trying to have a violent flirtation with me in the conservatory at Tenby.
  • Yes; he is in the conservatory.

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  • I mean in the conservatory .
  • The conservatory, father, the conservatory—there is some one there I want you to talk to.
  • The conservatory, father, the conservatory—there is some one there I want you to talk to.
  • [LORD GORING passes into the conservatory.
  • [LORD CAVERSHAM goes out into the conservatory.
  • [LORD GORING returns from the conservatory, looking very pleased with himself, and with an entirely new buttonhole that some one has made for him.

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as in: music conservatory Define
a school specializing in one of the fine arts -- especially music, dance, or drama
as in: plants in the conservatory Define
a greenhouse in which plants are arranged in a pleasing manner
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