One word substitution–20

Continuing our tryst with our exploration of ‘one word substitution‘ list, we present more words as they keep coming. These words are intended to give the exact meaning of a sentence by a single word. These types of lists come pretty handy if you want to improve your vocabulary in English language.

A squirrel’s home. Drey
A nest of a bird of prey. Eyrie
The kitchen of a ship. Galley
A place for storing grain. Garage
A place for storing grain. Granary
A place where athletic exercises are performed. Gymnasium
A place or room for the collection of dried plants. Herbarium
A place where travellers may obtain lodging and refreshment. Hotel
A place where rabbits are kept. Hutch
The house or shelter of an Eskimo. Igloo
A place where refuse is reduced to ashes. Incinerator
An enclosure adjoining a race-course where horses are kept before racing. Paddock
A Zulu village. Kraal
The resting place of a wild animal. Lair
A place where clothes are washed and ironed. Laundry
A place where money is coined. Mint
A residence for monks or priests. Monastery
A place where astronomical observation are taken. Observatory
A place where fruit trees are grown. Orchard
A place where orphans are housed. Orphanage
A house or shelter for a cow. Pen
A portable case for holding papers,drawings etc. Portfolio
A square courtyard bounded by buildings. Quadrangle
A place where ships are loaded and unloaded. Quay
A refreshment hall in monasteries and convents. Refectory
An institution for the reformation of young offenders. Reformatory
A place where water is collected and stored. Reservoir
A place frequented for reasons of pleasure or health. Resort
A place where people may obtain food and refreshment. Restaurant
A case in which the blade of a sword is kept. Sheath
A house or shelter for a horse. Stable
A receptacle for storing coal. Scuttle

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