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cellaret

or cel·lar·ette

[sel-uh-ret]
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noun
  1. a compartment, cabinet, or stand fitted for wine bottles.
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Origin of cellaret

First recorded in 1800–10; cellar + -et
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Examples from the Web for cellaret

Historical Examples

  • But there was nothing in it; his father only wanted the key of the cellaret.

    The Way of All Flesh

    Samuel Butler

  • He spun around from the cellaret and was halfway to his feet when Hyrst hit him.

    The Legion of Lazarus

    Edmond Hamilton

  • He went to a cellaret and got out a decanter and goblet, pouring himself a drink.

    Time Crime

    H. Beam Piper

  • He tried the cellaret, which was as often open as locked, but now unfortunately it was closed.

    Castle Richmond

    Anthony Trollope

  • Instantly a panel moved back and disclosed a cellaret built into the wall.

    Girl Scouts in the Rockies

    Lillian Elizabeth Roy


British Dictionary definitions for cellaret

cellaret

noun
  1. a case, cabinet, or sideboard with compartments for holding wine bottles
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