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 (shĭf′ə-rōb′, shĭf′rōb′)
n. Chiefly Southern US
A tall piece of furniture typically having drawers on one side and space for hanging clothes on the other.

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(Furniture) an article of furniture that comprises a chest of drawers and a wardrobe
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(ˈʃɪf əˌroʊb, ˈʃɪfˌroʊb)

a piece of furniture having both drawers and space for hanging clothes.
[1905–10, Amer.; chiffo (nier) + (ward) robe]
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