kitchen cabinet

noun

Definition of kitchen cabinet 

1 : an informal group of advisers to one in a position of power (such as the head of a government)

2 : a cupboard with drawers and shelves for use in a kitchen

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Even Ronald Reagan, who, like Trump, campaigned as a Washington outsider, relied on both his inner circle from the California Statehouse and a kitchen cabinet of mostly self-made millionaires who helped finance his political rise. Jonathan Mahler, New York Times, "How One Conservative Think Tank Is Stocking Trump’s Government," 20 June 2018 Wood from doors or kitchen cabinets is turned into planters, headboards or mulch. Stephanie Morse, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "East side duplexes will be deconstructed — rather than demolished — under new Milwaukee ordinance," 29 June 2018 The kitchen cabinets need to be replaced, Long said, as do fixtures in the library, porch, kitchen and rooms on the second floor. Katie Park, Philly.com, "With a $1M anonymous donation, a shuttered historic mansion in Villanova will come back to life," 18 June 2018 Reach for a bowl on the top shelf of your kitchen cabinet. Replace a light bulb on the ceiling. Trihealth, Cincinnati.com, "Don’t shoulder the pain," 10 July 2018 The glass pane kitchen cabinets hold items with meaning, including a collection of baking and mixing bowls and a copper kettle from her original home in North Central Indiana. Kathryn Gregory, The Courier-Journal, "Lush shade garden is a hidden gem in this Old Louisville mansion," 24 May 2018 More than 4,000 volunteers will arrive next week ready to hang drywall and install kitchen cabinets, lay down carpet and replace insulation. Alyson Ward, Houston Chronicle, "More than 4,000 volunteers will help rebuild Harvey-damaged homes," 3 Mar. 2018 In another, a preschool sued a contractor over kitchen cabinets that school officials claimed had warped and fallen off. Corinne Ramey, WSJ, "New York to Litigants: Let’s Settle Those Lawsuits," 4 July 2018 The materials include wide-plank oak floors, gray larch wood Bulthaup kitchen cabinets with White Princess quartzite counters, and master bathrooms with eucalyptus wood vanities and walls clad in Taj Mahal quartzite with a leather-textured finish. Tim Mckeough, New York Times, "Two Twisting Towers Come to the Far West Side," 20 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of kitchen cabinet

1832, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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