What does the word conservatory mean?

Usage examples for conservatory

  1. With this you will be admitted, not only to the ball, but to this conservatory, where you will appear to seek a private interview. – The Regent's Daughter by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
  2. He stood in the back room, which he had entered through the conservatory. – Trumps by George William Curtis
  3. The house was divided by a wide hallway, on either side of which were drawing- rooms, and in the rear of these was a dining- room giving on a conservatory which overlooked the gardens. – The Reckoning by Robert W. Chambers