Came from the slave days, and was considered a medical disease which needed curing if a slave was wanting to escape. So, metaphorically speaking, this word can be used as a noun if you feel trapped and ache for escape. on Travel quotes quotes
Beautiful sunken living room or sunroom. I love sunken rooms, endless windows with natural light, wood floors--the list goes on. This has always been a dream of mine to have a glass ceiling in my bed room!