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wardrobe trunk

  1. 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.
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Origin of wardrobe trunk

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90
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Examples from the Web for wardrobe trunk

Historical Examples

  • They're trying to make the wardrobe-trunk stand up on the wrong end, and it won't.

    Master of the Vineyard

    Myrtle Reed

British Dictionary definitions for wardrobe trunk

wardrobe trunk

  1. 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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