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closet (s) (noun), closets (pl)
1. A cabinet or enclosed recess for linens, household supplies, or clothing.
2. A small private chamber, used for study or prayer.
3. Primarily in Britain, a water closet; a toilet.
4. A state of secrecy or cautious privacy.
5. Etymology: from the late 14th century; from Old French closet, "small enclosure, private room"; from Latin clausum, "closed space"; from claudere, "to shut".
closet (verb), closets; closeted; closeting
1. To enclose or to shut up in a private room in order to have a discussion or meeting away from other people.
2. To put oneself in a small room in order to provide privacy or a place where it is quiet: "The university student closeted herself in her room so she could study without being disturbed."
(Latin: a storeroom, a chamber, a closet; by extension, of or pertaining to a cell, a microscopic protoplasmic mass made up of a nucleus enclosed in a semipermeable membrane)
Word Entries containing the term: “closet
water closet (noun), WC, w.c.; privy, loo (primarily British) (s); water closets, privies, loos (pl)
1. A room or booth containing a toilet and often a washbowl; a toilet.
2. An enclosed room or compartment containing a toilet bowl fitted with a mechanism for flushing.

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