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toilet set

noun
1.
a set of articles used in grooming, as a mirror, brush, and comb.
Origin of toilet set
1855-1860
1855-60
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  • A toilet set don't never fit smooth together; the handles always stick out.

  • There was a lady's toilet set that interested the girls very much.

  • Her toilet set had been selected by Miss Prentice and was more useful than decorative.

    A Little Miss Nobody Amy Bell Marlowe
  • I examined them all carefully, and the only thing I found was the name of a Boston firm on a toilet set.

  • This accounted for the toilet set her mother had given her, and for the recollection of the monument and the historic places.

  • I went to the place where my toilet set was bought, but the man had sold out and the new owner could give me no information.

  • Roettiers, the goldsmith, received an order from her for a toilet set of solid gold—for which she had a sudden whim.

    Superwomen Albert Payson Terhune
  • Her toilet set was ebony showing off startlingly on the bureau cover which was a glowing red.

    Nan of the Gypsies Grace May North
  • The kettle shown in Fig. 66 is one of a toilet set of hammered brass, engraved with badges and foliage.

British Dictionary definitions for toilet set

toilet set

noun
1.
a matching set consisting of a hairbrush, comb, mirror, and clothes brush
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