下房 xià fáng

xià fáng proper noun servants' quarters
Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
Notes: This terms was used in historic times when wealthy households employed servants (ABC '下房'; CED '下房'). For example, 夏先生住三间,厨房占一间,其余的两间作为下房 'Mr Xia occupied three rooms, the kitched counted as one room, and the other two rooms were servants' quarters.' (Lao She, 2003, p. 301)

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  • 廊下房 (廊下房) 出到前廳廊下房門前 — Water Margin 《水滸傳》, 第三十回 Chapter 30 — count: 2
  • 下房去 (下房去) 自領丫鬟婆子下房去安歇 — Dream of the Red Chamber 《紅樓夢》, 第二回 Chapter 59 — count: 2