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wardrobe trunk

a large, upright trunk, usually with space on one side for hanging clothes and drawers or compartments on the other for small articles, shoes, etc.
Origin of wardrobe trunk
1885-90, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • They're trying to make the wardrobe-trunk stand up on the wrong end, and it won't.

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wardrobe trunk

a large upright rectangular travelling case, usually opening longitudinally, with one side having a hanging rail, the other having drawers or compartments
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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