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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 of court cupboard
1585-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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court cupboard

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