cloakroom

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cloakroom

1. A room for the deposit or checking of outer clothing.
2. A small lounge outside a legislative chamber where coats may be hung.
3. A room for checking packages or baggage, as in a theater, railway station, or airport.
4. (Brit.) A washroom and toilet.
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Despite its celebrated glass curtain-wall architecture, the exhibits at Mies's Neue Nationalgalerie were equally opaque--for instance, Nairy Baghramian's bullet-ridden La colonne cassee (1871), and Gabriel Kuri's coat-check repository, items in care of items (both 2008).
After surviving the bouncers and the coat-check woman, frazzled is one word to describe those entering the Carling Academy last night.
Illeana Douglas shares her experience of getting fired from a job as a coat-check girl after a mere four hours on the clock.
Tiffany necklaces, the chocolate mile and a runners' coat-check are just a few of the special elements that contribute to the popularity of this race.
Since he had a little trouble with their names, he called them Hatcheck and Coat-check.
A renovated courtyard, improved lobby space and signage, an expanded museum shop, upgraded elevators and new restrooms and coat-check facilities are also included in the new plan.
Since many cell phones include a camera function, federal buildings are either collecting the phones at the door in coat-check style or telling people to arrive without their cell phones.
One night, while standing in the coat-check line after a dance, he was pushed aside by a burly youth who, wanted to get to the front of the queue.
MARIAH CAREY worked as a waitress, a coat-check girl and a beauty salon janitor in New York.