cupboard definition

  • noun:
    • A closet or cupboard, often with racks for saving food, crockery, and utensils.
    • A closet or pantry, frequently with racks for storing meals, crockery, and utensils.
    • a specific storage space with a door, generally having shelves, always store crockery, meals, etc.
    • a specific storage area with a door, usually having racks, always keep crockery, food, etc.
    • A table or sideboard where to display or keep glasses, meals etc.
    • A table or sideboard by which to show or store glasses, dishes an such like.
    • A board or rack for glasses and meals.
    • A board or rack for cups and dishes.
    • A small closet in an area, with shelves to receive glasses, dishes, meals, etc.; for this reason, any small cabinet.
    • a tiny wardrobe in a room, with racks to receive cups, meals, meals, etc.; thus, any little closet.
    • Originally, a table by which cups and other vessels, of silver or silver, or of earthenware, for family use or decoration, had been held or exhibited; later on, a table with racks, a sideboard, buffet, or case, available or shut, employed for such function; in contemporary use, generally speaking, a number of racks, inclosed or put into a closet, for keeping cups, dishes, also table-ware.
    • Originally, a table upon which glasses and other vessels, of silver or gold, or of earthenware, for home usage or decoration, had been held or presented; later on, a table with shelves, a sideboard, buffet, or cabinet, open or closed, employed for these types of function; in modern-day use, generally speaking, a series of racks, inclosed or put into a closet, for maintaining glasses, meals, also table-ware.
    • A similar sideboard, case, or wardrobe of shelves for maintaining of provisions about to be utilized.
    • the same sideboard, case, or wardrobe of shelves when it comes to keeping of arrangements planning to be applied.
    • For this reason The ready or number of silver or gold plate, fine cup, embellished porcelain ware, etc., often kept in a cupboard. Compare credence, 4.
    • therefore The ready or collection of silver or gold-plate, good glass, embellished porcelain ware, etc., frequently kept in a cupboard. Compare credence, 4.
    • a tiny area (or recess) or cabinet used for storage space
    • a tiny area (or recess) or pantry employed for storage area
  • verb:
    • to get, as into a cupboard; to hoard.
    • to get, as into a cupboard; to hoard.
  • verb-transitive:
    • to get, as into a cupboard; to hoard.
    • To collect, as into a cupboard; to hoard.
  • others:
    • To gather as into a cupboard; hoard up.
    • To gather as into a cupboard; hoard up.

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