I went in out of curiosity, you know, and there is a small chiffonier and a dressing table.
At the mention of the chiffonier and dressing table Berg involuntarily changed his tone to one of pleasure at his admirable domestic arrangements.
The box was found at last under a chiffonier
, and Miss Noble grasped it with delight, saying, "it was under a fender the last time.
There was a small oak table in the middle of the room; against the wall stood an exquisite chiffonier
, on which were resting some cut-glass decanters and goblets.
Micawber had a few books on a little chiffonier
, which he called the library; and those went first.
On my right hand and on my left, as I stood inside the door, were chiffoniers
and little stands in buhl and marquetterie, loaded with figures in Dresden china, with rare vases, ivory ornaments, and toys and curiosities that sparkled at all points with gold, silver, and precious stones.
synonyms: cupboard, bureau, bookcase, chest of drawers, sideboard, buffet, dresser, credenza, highboy, tallboy, wardrobe, chiffonier
, armoire, wall unit, china cabinet, file cabinet, medicine cabinet
The desk held a world globe; the rest of the room had a single bed, a small chiffonier
, and, on the wall, a mechanical drawing of a steam locomotive with all the parts labeled.
Sometimes they bribed her with sweeties or a comic, took the key from the chiffonier
, locked her in and escaped – until the night her father arrived home first and had to post the fish suppers through the letter box; her brother's and sister's were fed to the cat.
I do not wish to be a literary or intellectual chiffonier
Because so many of the figures in grandfather's old Bible, which occupied pride of place on the old chiffonier
in Papa's study, were named after his pipes, it took me longer than I care to admit before I understood that Our Father who wrote it wasn't my Papa.
La hotte du chiffonier
Paris: Librairie Hachette et Cie.