What does the word conservatory mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
  3. He stood in the back room, which he had entered through the conservatory. – Trumps by George William Curtis