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linen closet

a closet in which sheets, towels, table linens, etc., are kept.
Origin of linen closet
1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It's so energy-efficient that its mechanical system can fit into a linen closet.
  • At bath time, she would lie in the tub and stare at the linen closet, which she thought housed a devil.
  • Standing in a hallway, it can take the place of a linen closet.
  • Or a linen closet that's been close enough to a bathtub.
  • She goes down the hall to the linen closet and gets clean sheets.
  • His first surprise was that there were no servants and that she personally went to the linen closet and made his bed.
  • The group took sheets from a linen closet on the floor which was also unlocked.
  • It contains three bedrooms, a bathroom and linen closet.
  • Shower and laundry schedules are posted on the linen closet door along with instructions as to who does what and when.
  • The linen closet is depleted ana the larder is empty.

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