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English citations of room
sense: absence of a person (?)
- 1934, Rex Stout, Fer-de-Lance, 1992 Bantam edition, ISBN 0553278193, page 110:
- I turned and went on out [of the presence of Mrs. Barstow and Miss Barstow in the Barstows' sun-room], figuring that Miss Barstow could use my room for a while.