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antechamber
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

2 uses
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Definition
a smaller room attached to a larger room — typically used as a reception/waiting room
  • Emmanuel followed her, and in the antechamber were visible the rough faces of seven or eight half-naked sailors.
    Chapters 29-30 (24% in)
  • Penelon rolled his quid in his cheek, placed his hand before his mouth, turned his head, and sent a long jet of tobacco-juice into the antechamber, advanced his foot, balanced himself, and began,—"You see, M. Morrel," said he, "we were somewhere between Cape Blanc and Cape Boyador, sailing with a fair breeze, south-south-west after a week's calm, when Captain Gaumard comes up to me—I was at the helm I should tell you—and says, 'Penelon, what do you think of those clouds coming up over...
    Chapters 29-30 (26% in)

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