from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The space adjoining the stage of a theater in which the scenes are stored.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An area in a theatre with access to the stage and the loading doors where scenery is temporarily stored


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  • "Is that the scenery?" he said to the secretary as they passed some tawdry looking flats lying against the walls of the scene-dock.

    The Foolish Lovers St. John G. Ervine 1927

  • The gigantic figure of the many-breasted Artemis, placed far back in the scene-dock, loomed through a blue mist, while the foreground of the picture was in yellow light.

    The Story of My Life Terry, Ellen, Dame, 1847-1928 1908

  • Wrecks and argosies and dead faces, mermaidens and subterranean palaces, and the traces of vanished generations; these are but a millionth part of its treasures: the Sub-Consciousness were perhaps better likened to the property-room and scene-dock of the Great Cosmic

    Without Prejudice Israel Zangwill 1895


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