gun room

noun
military quarters of midshipmen and junior officers on a British warship
Hypernyms: ↑military quarters

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noun
: an apartment on a British warship usually aft of the berth deck originally used by the gunner and his mates but now by the midshipmen and junior officers

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1. a room in which guns are kept.
2. Brit. a room on a warship for the use of junior naval officers.
[1620-30]

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gun room,
1. a room where guns are kept.
2. a room for junior officers on a British warship. It was originally occupied by the gunner and his mates.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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