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chiffonier


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chiffonier  \Chif`fo*nier"\,  fem.  Chiffo  \Chif`fo\-niere 
  \ni[`e]re"\,  n.  [F.  chiffonnier,  fem.  chiffonni[`e]re,  fr 
  chiffon  rag,  fr  chiffe  a  rag,  flimsy  cloth.] 
  1.  One  who  gathers  rags  and  odds  and  ends  a  ragpicker. 
 
  2.  A  receptacle  for  rags  or  shreds. 
 
  3.  A  movable  and  ornamental  closet  or  piece  of  furniture  with 
  shelves  or  drawers.  --G.  Eliot. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chiffonier 
  n  :  a  tall  elegant  chest  of  drawers  [syn:  {commode}] 




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