warderobe

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Northern French warderoube; equivalent to ward +‎ robe.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈward(ə)rɔːb(ə)/, /ˈward(ə)rɔːp(ə)/, /ˈwaːrd(ə)rɔːp(ə)/

Noun[edit]

warderobe (plural warderobes)

  1. A small room or other location where clothing is stored for use; a wardrobe.
  2. A division of a aristocratic residence which organises the procurement of supplies; the location which contains one.
  3. A toilet or the room or building containing it.

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