garderobe

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See also: Garderobe and garde-robe

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French garderobe, from garder ‎(to keep) + robe ‎(robe, dress).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

garderobe ‎(plural garderobes)

  1. (historical) A store room or wardrobe.
  2. (historical) A lavatory, especially in a castle and built into the outer wall, with vent directly over the moat or midden.
    • 1999, George RR Martin, A Clash of Kings, Bantam 2011, p. 444:
      He splashed some tepid water on his face from the basin beside his bed and took his time squatting in the garderobe, the night air cold on his bare skin.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French garde-robe

Noun[edit]

garderobe m ‎(definite singular garderoben, indefinite plural garderober, definite plural garderobene)

  1. a cloakroom
  2. a dressing room, changing room, or locker room
  3. a wardrobe (the clothes a person owns)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French garde-robe

Noun[edit]

garderobe m ‎(definite singular garderoben, indefinite plural garderobar, definite plural garderobane)

  1. a cloakroom
  2. a dressing room, changing room, or locker room
  3. a wardrobe (the clothes a person owns)

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