garderobe

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See also: Garderobe and garde-robe

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French garde-robe, from garder (to keep) + robe (robe, dress).

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Noun[edit]

garderobe (plural garderobes)

  1. (historical) A storeroom 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.

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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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