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cupboard

An enclosed storage space with shelves, esp. for dishes, glassware, etc., usually placed in kitchens or pantries.
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They poked under the beds with Ribby's umbrella, and they rummaged in cupboards.
said Dantes, turning pale, and looking alternately at the hollow cheeks of the old man and the empty cupboards.
When at last I reached our lodgings I was tired and sleepy, and glad enough to settle down again into the easy-chair, while Arthur hospitably went to his cupboard, to get me out some cake and wine, without which, he declared, he could not, as a doctor, permit my going to bed.
Two chairs, a home-made table with a Kansas City Star as a cloth, a sheetless bed, a rough cupboard, a stove and floors carpeted with accumulations of untidiness completed the furnishings.
Miss Bartlett, in her room, fastened the window-shutters and locked the door, and then made a tour of the apartment to see where the cupboards led, and whether there were any oubliettes or secret entrances.
You should search your room and all the cupboards again," said the prince, after a moment or two of silent reflection.
The room was crowded with small pieces of furniture, whatnots, cupboards, and little tables.
Katharine had risen, and was glancing hither and thither, at the presses and the cupboards, and all the machinery of the office, as if she included them all in her rather malicious amusement, which caused Mary to keep her eyes on her straightly and rather fiercely, as if she were a gay-plumed, mischievous bird, who might light on the topmost bough and pick off the ruddiest cherry, without any warning.
Yes," she continued, now addressing the bottle, "we have seen many climes and cupboards together, have we not?
Standing all around the clearing were a good many cookstoves, ranges and grills, of all sizes and shapes, and besides these there were several kitchen cabinets and cupboards and a few kitchen tables.
Nothing had been disturbed; there were the table, the bed, and the little crib built by his father--the shelves and cupboards just as they had stood for ever twenty-three years--just as he had left them nearly two years before.
There were delightful little cupboards over the mantelpiece, behind whose glass doors gleamed quaint bits of china.