Closet

Definition of Closet

Clos´et
n.1.A small room or apartment for retirement; a room for privacy.
A chair-lumbered closet, just twelve feet by nine.
- Goldsmith.
When thou prayest, enter into thy closet.
- Matt. vi. 6.
2.A small apartment, or recess in the side of a room, for household utensils, clothing, etc.
Closet sin
sin commited in privacy.
- Bp. Hall.
v. t.1.To shut up in, or as in, a closet; to conceal.
[imp. & p. p.Closeted p. pr. & vb. n. Closeting.]
Bedlam's closeted and handcuffed charge.
- Cowper.
2.To make into a closet for a secret interview.
He was to call a new legislature, to closet its members.
- Bancroft.
He had been closeted with De Quadra.
- Froude.

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