garderobe


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garderobe

1. See wardrobe.
2. A small bedroom or study.
3. Euphemism for a latrine in medieval buildings.

wardrobe, garderobe

A room for the storage of garments.
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Marcella's churches, Capel Mawr and Capel Pendref, Burgess Gate, the partially built Leicester Church, which was intended to supplant St Asaph as the cathedral church, and Bronyffynnon, a 16th-century townhouse where the original toilet, or garderobe, was recently discovered.
oors, oak panelled drawing room, ancient oak doors and a 17th century garderobe or lavatory.
A late medieval toilet - called a garderobe - which was flushed by rainwater, was found behind the plaster on the top floor of the four-storey building.
Special features include the medieval garderobe or early lavatory, one of the oldest known, discovered in a wall.
While digging behind the plaster on the top floor of a four-storey building in Denbigh, they found a late medieval toilet - a garderobe - designed to be flushed by rainwater.
Schultaschen und Geschirrschrankzeile in Garderobe B/T/H=400/50/213,5 cm.
It was a rare, 15th century garderobe, one of only two known examples in Staffordshire, an early, crude, though undercover convenience for the Benedictine ladies.
Even the diet of people who relaxed in the inn has been uncovered by the archeologists, who discovered a garderobe, which is now called a public convenience, together with medieval faeces.
The church interior includes a 14th century wall painting discovered in 1933 and a charming example of an upstairs medieval priest's room with a garderobe.
On the first floor of the west wing are two bedrooms, chapel and garderobe, in the east wing, a sitting room, minstrel gallery, two bathrooms and two bedrooms and on the second floor a further bedroom and loft storage.