dormitory

[ dawr-mi-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF dormitory

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I must own that the poor man was not welcomed by his dormitory companions.

The smooth walls were such as he might have found in his own dormitory.

She lived in a dormitory, with a parlor for the reception of guests.

The dormitory monitor was sitting up in bed ready for them, too.

Almost hopeful she followed Sister Ignatia to the dormitory.

In the meantime Dick and Tom had gained the lower hallway of the dormitory.

Soon the Rover boys and their chums were up in the dormitory where they had their rooms.

We must remove the infirmary and carry all the sick into the dormitory.

The monks' dormitory on the western side of the cloister is also of this time.

We must clear out the infirmary, carry all the sick ones into the dormitory.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Latin dormitorium "sleeping place," from dormire "to sleep" (see dormant). Old English had slæpern "dormitory," with ending as in barn.

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