china closet

noun
a cabinet (usually with glass doors) for storing and displaying china
Syn: ↑china cabinet
Hypernyms: ↑cabinet

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noun also china cabinet
Etymology: china (I)
: a cupboard or cabinet for the storage and often display of household crockery or china

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a cabinet or cupboard for storing or exhibiting chinaware.
[1765-75]

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china closet,
a cabinet for storing china.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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