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chifforobe

[shif-uh-rohb, shif-rohb] /ˈʃɪf əˌroʊb, ˈʃɪfˌroʊb/
noun
1.
a piece of furniture having both drawers and space for hanging clothes.
Also, chifferobe, chiffrobe
[shif-rohb] /ˈʃɪf roʊb/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1905-1910
1905-10, Americanism; chiffo(nier) + (ward)robe
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Word Origin and History for chifferobe
n.

also chifforobe; "article of furniture having drawers as well as space for hanging clothes," c.1917, from merger of chiffonier + wardrobe (n.).

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