Definition of Sun parlour
1. Noun. A room enclosed largely with glass and affording exposure to the sun.
Generic synonyms: Room
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sun Parlour
Literary usage of Sun parlour
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Country House: A Practical Manual of the Planning and Construction of by Charles Edward Hooper (1905)
"183 sun parlour in Japanese house . . . . . . . .184 A New England sun parlour . . . . . . . .185 Hanging vestibule lantern . . . . . . . . .185 A fireplace ..."
2. The Country House: A Practical Manual of the Planning and Construction of by Charles Edward Hooper (1906)
"Hence the "sun parlour" may perform a most excellent office where the temperature, though slightly chilly, is not enough so to warrant the use of the heater ..."
3. The Country House: A Practical Manual of the Planning and Construction of by Charles Edward Hooper (1906)
"sun parlour In Japanese house at Fall River, Miss. Cram, Wentworth & Goodhue, architects We have mentioned the sun because it is its heat that must be ..."
4. Art and I by Charles Lewis Hind (1920)
"I POSE WE were relaxing in the sun parlour in the early afternoon of a ... The glass octagonal sun parlour outran the house to a broad spur of the hill, ..."
5. Journal of a Tour in the United States, Canada and Mexico by Winefred Howard of Glossop (1897)
"I spent two delightful hours next morning in her "Sun- parlour "—a large circular room almost entirely of glass, so bright and sunny that no fire was ..."
6. The Spell of Spain by Keith Clark (1914)
"... is characteristic, stern and square, but with an attractive sun parlour on its roof. The Royal Palace we visited because Napoleon had lodged there, ..."