- a closet in which sheets, towels, table linens, etc., are kept.
Origin of linen closet
First recorded in 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for linen closet
Precious in the eyes of woman is the linen-closet of that neighbor's wife.
Isabel directed her to the linen-closet, and went down to the veranda.Ancestors
I escaped from the bath-room only to land in the linen-closet.Gordon Keith
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After all that had passed in the linen-closet, what escape would there be for him?
He never said that he would marry her; but when he left the linen-closet the two ladies understood that the thing was arranged.