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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.


(Furniture) an article of furniture that comprises a chest of drawers and a wardrobe


(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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Last year, Harmon also put his woodworking skills to use by building several household items, including clocks, chairs, chifforobes, bookcases, and serving tables with wheels, which were auctioned off and brought in $2,500 for the pharmacy.
Home office and home entertainment continue to be Ameriwood's major categories, but it has been selling nightstands, chifforobes, armoires and chests for both youth and adult bedrooms through mass merchandisers for several years.
As greater numbers of consumers work out of their homes, either part- or full time, dining rooms have become home offices, kitchens are doing double duty as off-site corporate cubicles, and bedrooms are just as likely to house computers as they are chifforobes or chests of drawers.