hot closet

hot closet

A closet adjacent to a fireplace or oven; used for drying out damp clothes.
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From the dining-room, of which, though already seen, and always to be seen at five o'clock, the general could not forgo the pleasure of pacing out the length, for the more certain information of Miss Morland, as to what she neither doubted nor cared for, they proceeded by quick communication to the kitchen -- the ancient kitchen of the convent, rich in the massy walls and smoke of former days, and in the stoves and hot closets of the present.
The fifth biennial Texas Woodworking Show & CWB Conference grows in size and stature with the addition of the first-ever independent national trade event devoted to the scorching hot closets and home organization industry.