What does cellar mean?

Definitions for cellar
ˈsɛl ərcel·lar

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. basement, cellar(noun)

    the lowermost portion of a structure partly or wholly below ground level; often used for storage

  2. root cellar, cellar(noun)

    an excavation where root vegetables are stored

  3. cellar, wine cellar(noun)

    storage space where wines are stored

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cellar(noun)

    a room or rooms under a building, and usually below the surface of the ground, where provisions and other stores are kept

    Etymology: [OE. celer, OF. celier, F. celier, fr. L. cellarium a receptacle for food, pantry, fr. cella storeroom. See Cell.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cellar

    sel′ar, n. any underground room or vault: a cell underground, where stores are kept, esp. wine, &c.—v.t. to store in a cellar.—ns. Cell′arage, space for cellars: cellars: charge for storing in cellars; Cell′arer, Cell′arist, one who has charge of the cellar: an officer in a monastery who has the charge of procuring and keeping the provisions; Cell′aret, an ornamental case for holding bottles; Cell′arman, one who has the care of a cellar.—adj. Cell′arous (Dickens), belonging to a cellar: excavated: sunken. [O. Fr. celier—L. cellariumcella.]

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  1. Caller

  2. Recall

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cellar in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cellar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of cellar in a Sentence

  1. Robert A. Heinlein:

    Theology is never any help it is searching in a dark cellar at midnight for a black cat that isn't there. Theologians can persuade themselves of anything.

  2. Arthur Miller:

    Look, we're all the same; a man is a fourteen-room house --in the bedroom he's asleep with his intelligent wife, in the living-room he's rolling around with some bareass girl, in the library he's paying his taxes, in the yard he's raising tomatoes, and in the cellar he's making a bomb to blow it all up.

  3. Van Wyck Brooks:

    As against having beautiful workshops, studios, etc., one writes best in a cellar on a rainy day.

  4. Tom Zegan:

    I told my wife that a husband is like a fine wine; he gets better with age. The next day, she locked me in the cellar.

  5. Gaston Leroux, The Phantom of the Opera:

    He had a heart that could have held the empire of the world; and, in the end, he had to content himself with a cellar.

Images & Illustrations of cellar

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