conservatory

Part of speech: adjective

Adapted to preserve.

Part of speech: noun

A glazed apartment for tender plants.

Part of speech: noun

A school of art or science.

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Usage examples "conservatory":

  1. 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", Robert W. Chambers.
  2. 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", Alexandre Dumas (Pere).
  3. He stood in the back room, which he had entered through the conservatory. - "Trumps", George William Curtis.