from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Room in a stable; room for stables.


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  • Only yesterday I got word from Chester that a rider who gave no name came into one of the granges of the monastery of Beddgelert, and left there his horse, asking that the brothers would give it stable-room until it could be returned to the Benedictine brothers at the sheepfolds of Rhyd y croesau, whence it had been borrowed.

    Monk's Hood Peters, Ellis, 1913- 1992

  • Now that he's gone, I no longer have a claim to livery for his horse, and with so many travellers coming now before the feast, they want his stable-room, and I must move him elsewhere, or else sell him ...

    Monk's Hood Peters, Ellis, 1913- 1992

  • Nicholas Lee, the keeper of this establishment greeted them with wheezy cordiality, apportioned to them stable-room and guaranteed especial care of their horses.

    The Luck of the Mounted A Tale of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police Ralph S. Kendall

  • A man came out of the stable-room, two more came from back of a shed.

    David Lannarck, Midget An Adventure Story George S. Harney

  • But he did not offer bed and stable-room for the night; nor did he open the gate for me, as I had hoped he would.

    Over Prairie Trails Frederick Philip Grove

  • The place that a month ago was only fit to pitch empty meat-tins into is now priceless stable-room; two squadrons of troop-horses pack flank to flank inside its shelter.

    From Capetown to Ladysmith An Unfinished Record of the South African War G. W. Steevens

  • Benson had dispatched in advance to Mr. Grabster, proprietor of the Bath Hotel at Oldport Springs, a very particular letter, stating the number of his party, the time he meant to be there, and the number of rooms he wanted, and had also sent his horses on ahead; but though the animals had arrived safe and found stable-room, there was no preparation for their master.

    The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 2, January, 1851 Various

  • 'With stable-room for two of each and fodder for the trip,

    The Ivory Trail Mundy, Talbot, 1879-1940 1920

  • 'With stable-room for two of each and fodder for the trip,

    The Ivory Trail Talbot Mundy 1909

  • Then one by one they stood up and went softly to the ladder that led to the stable-room below.

    The Research Magnificent 1906


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