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chifforobe

[ shif-uh-rohb, shif-rohb ]
/ ˈʃɪf əˌroʊb, ˈʃɪfˌroʊb /
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noun
a piece of furniture having both drawers and space for hanging clothes.
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Also chif·fe·robe, chiff·robe [shif-rohb]. /ˈʃɪf roʊb/.

Origin of chifforobe

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10; chiffo(nier) + (ward)robe
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