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Apa'rtment. n.s. [apartement, Fr.] A part of the house allotted to the use of any particular person; a room; a set of rooms.

A private gallery 'twixt th' apartments led,
Not to the foe yet known.
Sir J. Denham.

            Pale as death, despoil'd of his array,
Into the queen's apartment takes his way.
Dryden's Fables.

The most considerable ruin is that on the eastern promontory, where are still some apartments left, very high and arched at top. Addison's Remarks on Italy.

Sources: Addison, Joseph (408) · Denham, John (75) · Dryden, John (788)

Attributes: French (385) · Noun Substantive (1269)

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