china closet

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Noun1.china closet - a cabinet (usually with glass doors) for storing and displaying chinachina closet - a cabinet (usually with glass doors) for storing and displaying china
cabinet - a piece of furniture resembling a cupboard with doors and shelves and drawers; for storage or display
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Aunt Plenty had even allowed Rose to rummage in her great china closet a spicy retreat, rich in all the "goodies" that children love; but Rose seemed to care little for these toothsome temptations; and when that hope failed, Aunt Plenty gave up in despair.
The brick house did not speedily become a sort of wayside inn, a place of innocent revelry and joyous welcome; but the missionary company was an entering wedge, and Miranda allowed one spare bed to be made up "in case anything should happen," while the crystal glasses were kept on the second from the top, instead of the top shelf, in the china closet.
Following her guide, Polly was taken to the big china closet, opening from the dining-room to the kitchen, and here she found a jovial little party feasting at ease.
So Meg reclined, with rubbers well hidden, and Jo went blundering away to the dining room, which she found after going into a china closet, and opening the door of a room where old Mr.
So, more sports car, less bull in the china closet.
Having ultimately weathered so many disruptions already, however, it's possible that the Fed's china closet has nothing left in it to break.
That included antique furniture--bedroom sets, dining room sets, an antique buffet and china closet that had been in her family for two generations, along with all her clothing, linens and kitchenware, Ironically, she had made an appointment to buy renter's insurance that same day.
Secretary of State, 1953-59: "He is the only bull I know who carries his own china closet with him.
Abrasive and not interested in compromise' is how a former HEW official describes her; "a bull in a china closet,' says another.
With the subtlety of an elephant in a china closet, these punk pachyderms on parade open up their eclectic trunk of musical tricks and nervous ticks on the band's eponymous titled debut.
Dining rooms are more often than not the sum of their parts, which range from the biggest china closet you can imagine down to the most delicate shrimp fork.

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