- (dated, 19th century) a large room in a theater, opera house, etc., where the audience may promenade or converse during the intermissions; a foyer.
- 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. -- Thomas Babington Macaulay.
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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.