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chiffonier (n.)

"small cabinet with drawers for women's needlework, cloth, etc.," 1806, from French chiffonnier, a transferred use, literally "rag gatherer," from chiffon, diminutive of chiffe "rag, piece of cloth, scrap, flimsy stuff" (see chiffon).

updated on November 09, 2017

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Definitions of chiffonier from WordNet

chiffonier (n.)
a tall elegant chest of drawers;
Synonyms: commode
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