Stube

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From Middle High German stube, from Old High German stuba. Cognate with Dutch stoof. Further origin uncertain. See stove for more.

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Stube f (genitive Stube, plural Stuben, diminutive Stübchen n or Stüblein n)

  1. (regional) living room
  2. room (room used for a special purpose; the term is often found in compounds with somewhat old-fashioned character)
  3. parlour (a room used chiefly for representation purposes; often called gute Stube or the like)
  4. the heated part of a traditional farmhouse (as opposed to stables, kitchen, etc.)
  5. (military) bedroom in a barracks

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