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Definition of "picture-gallery" [picture-gallery]

  • A gallery, apartment, or building in which pictures are hung up or exhibited. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "picture-gallery" in a sentence
  • "She summarizes the scene as "a perambulating picture-gallery, illustrative of national variety in form and feature" (Letter Fourteenth)."
  • "Finally, the picture-gallery opens with a series of weird and striking adventures and shows as a tail-piece, an idyllic scene of love and wedlock in halls before reeking with lust and blood."
  • "But at that very instant, as I was telling my troubles to the winds, a white-haired old man entered the picture-gallery; his face was care-worn, and he seemed, I know not why, to give promise of something great, although he bestowed so little care upon his dress that it was easily apparent that he belonged to that class of literati which the wealthy hold in contempt."