linen closet


a closet in which sheets, towels, table linens, etc., are kept.

Origin of linen closet

First recorded in 1880–85 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for linen closet

armoire, closet, wardrobe, cloakroom, clothespress

Examples from the Web for linen closet

Historical Examples of 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.


    Gertrude Atherton

  • I escaped from the bath-room only to land in the linen-closet.

    Gordon Keith

    Thomas Nelson Page

  • After all that had passed in the linen-closet, what escape would there be for him?

    John Caldigate

    Anthony Trollope

  • He never said that he would marry her; but when he left the linen-closet the two ladies understood that the thing was arranged.

    John Caldigate

    Anthony Trollope