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crush room

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crush room (plural crush rooms)

  1. (dated, 19th century) A large room in a theater, opera house, etc., where the audience may promenade or converse during the intermissions; a foyer.
    • Thomas Babington Macaulay
      Politics leave very little time for the bow window at White's in the day, or for the crush room of the opera at night.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for crush room in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)