One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A small room or entryway where footwear and outerwear can be removed before entering a house.‘a proper mudroom would be far more useful; somewhere to take off wet coats, to air clothes, for dogs to sleep in’
- ‘"The mudroom had only a couple of windows and was pretty dark," says Troi.’
- ‘Avid horseback riders and gardeners, the couple also needed a first-floor mudroom and bath where they could clean up after a day spent outdoors.’
- ‘A mudroom, which features a playroom above, separates the family space from the garage.’
- ‘They stood in the aptly named mudroom just off of the great kitchen trying to remove the grime.’
- ‘It had its own private entrance from outside and was also separated from our main living area by a mudroom.’
- ‘Hang one or two racks in a mudroom or laundry room, and let shoes and garments drip-dry.’
- ‘More storage, often in the form of a back-door mudroom, is a must.’
- ‘In the manner of the traditional farmhouse mudroom, these spaces provide a transitional zone for shedding contaminants that have attached to shoes and clothing.’
- ‘When pool season closes, bring the stool into the garage or mudroom.’
- ‘The old kitchen was transformed into a mudroom.’
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