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wardrobe

the collection of costumes belonging to a theatre or theatrical company

wardrobe, garderobe

A room for the storage of garments.
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Now I'm ready," said Amy, shutting the wardrobe and taking a piece of paper out of her pocket.
Betteredge," answered the Sergeant, "if I can tell them I am going to examine the wardrobes of EVERYBODY-- from her ladyship downwards--who slept in the house on Wednesday night.
Then, as he walked towards a wardrobe, he saw appearing at his back, in the high mirror, the corner of his wife's dressing- table, and amongst the glitter of silver-mounted objects on it, the square white patch of an envelope.
Reed herself, at far intervals, visited it to review the contents of a certain secret drawer in the wardrobe, where were stored divers parchments, her jewel-casket, and a miniature of her deceased husband; and in those last words lies the secret of the red-room--the spell which kept it so lonely in spite of its grandeur.
And he did not stop there; for in order to wipe out the memory of what they had undergone, he commanded that the tailor, the doctor, the purveyor and the merchant, should each be clothed in his presence with a robe from his own wardrobe before they returned home.
I felt myself being pushed into a little room contiguous to the wardrobe room.
Fogg's wardrobe was amply supplied and in the best taste.
In addition to this he perceived that the top of a wardrobe and the marble of a commode were covered with empty bottles.
The door could not be opened easily on account of the presence of a large wardrobe.
As we were so closely connected, and on the whole were affectionate as became brothers and sisters, it was the common wish that we might not be separated, but go together into the same wardrobe, let it be foreign or domestic, that of prince or plebeian.
I should have mentioned that shortly after Toby's disappearance, perceiving the uncertainty of the time I might be obliged to remain in the valley--if, indeed, I ever should escape from it--and considering that my whole wardrobe consisted of a shirt and a pair of trousers, I resolved to doff these garments at once, in order to preserve them in a suitable condition for wear should I again appear among civilized beings.
As soon as we had packed up our wardrobe and valuables, we left Macdonald Hall, and after having walked about a mile and a half we sate down by the side of a clear limpid stream to refresh our exhausted limbs.