court cupboard

noun

: a cupboard of the 16th and 17th centuries in two sections the upper of which is closed with a door or doors and the lower open compare press cupboard

Word History

Etymology

probably from court entry 1

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“Court cupboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/court%20cupboard. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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