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linen closet

noun
1.
a closet in which sheets, towels, table linens, etc., are kept.
Origin of linen closet
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85
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  • There was a linen closet down the hall, just off the dining room.

    Gigolo Edna Ferber
  • "When I have a home I shall have a linen closet just like this," she said, glancing about admiringly.

    Blue Bonnet in Boston Caroline E. Jacobs
  • He cast the parrot from him into the darkness of the linen closet.

    Lady Luck Hugh Wiley
  • He walked into the passageway and opened the door of the linen closet.

    Lady Luck Hugh Wiley
  • A four-legged cyclone burst from the dark depths of the linen closet.

    Lady Luck Hugh Wiley
  • The Wildcat boosted Lily back into the solitude of the linen closet.

    Lady Luck Hugh Wiley
  • Lily, prone in the depths of the linen closet, obeyed the commands.

    Lady Luck Hugh Wiley
  • In a dark corner of the linen closet he saw a dozen fragments of white cloth.

    Lady Luck Hugh Wiley

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