court cup-board

court cupboard

noun English Furniture.
a sideboard of the 16th and 17th centuries, having three open tiers, the middle of which sometimes has a small closed cabinet with oblique sides.
Compare press cupboard.


Origin:
1585–95

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court cupboard
 
n
a wooden stand with two or three tiers, used in the 16th and 17th centuries to display pewter, silver, etc

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