coat closet

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Noun1.coat closet - a closet for storing outerwearcoat closet - a closet for storing outerwear  
wardrobe, closet, press - a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes
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He had held the coat closet wide open so she could notice the blue German lamb's wool there, the minks, the French shearling knee-length.
A coat closet near the front entry can do the trick.
Whether you carve out a coat closet, corner of the garage, or are lucky enough to have a room dedicated to nothing but tackle, organization is the key.
Some hydrogen bombs are small enough to hide in a coat closet - verification of their destruction, in the absence of a yet-to-be-determined mechanism, and in the absence of a strong international consensus, is impossible.
The reaction occurred in a volume of approximately 1 cubic meter (not much larger than a coat closet) and the plasma lasted for two full seconds.
The turn-of-the-century millwork leads to a space awash in restored architectural details from its pre-Prohibition heyday: exterior terracotta signs, arched windows, hand-clipped mosaic floor tiles, reclaimed wooden planks, and the original safe door, which now serves as a coat closet. While the historical touches spin a compelling narrative that links to the Fishtown neighborhood industrial roots, local architect Richard Stokes and Method Hospitality cofounder Randall Cook took pains to integrate contemporary elements--like Stacey Rozich's folksy mural, reminiscent of the illustrations in Where the Wild Things Are--to avoid making it too antique-y.
was commissioned to design and build the complete interior and exterior facade for the tavern, including: custom designed doors, windows, wall and ceiling treatments, all interior and exterior mouldings, all built-in furniture and fixtures including the main and back bar with canopy, wine cooler, a built-in beer storage unit, coat closet, banquette booths and tables, along with the custom, textured floor and many hand-forged metal details and hardware.
It works very well as a winter outer wear accessory hanger in the coat closet as well, or as a men's tie hanger.
My daughter, Kellie, recently bought a nice little house with a nice big coat closet by the front door.
My own personal tale of woe dales back to the sardine and tomato sandwiches my mother put in my lunchbox, which then spent several hours in a warm coat closet. Needless to say, I was not particularly popular.
Cans of food line the shelf in the tiny coat closet, a makeshift pantry.