- a large, upright trunk, usually with space on one side for hanging clothes and drawers or compartments on the other for small articles, shoes, etc.
Origin of wardrobe trunk
An Americanism dating back to 1885–90
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Examples from the Web for wardrobe trunk
They're trying to make the wardrobe-trunk stand up on the wrong end, and it won't.Master of the Vineyard
- a large upright rectangular travelling case, usually opening longitudinally, with one side having a hanging rail, the other having drawers or compartments
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