- from Hindi अलमारी (almārī) or Urdu الماری (almārī), from Portuguese armário, from Latin armarium. (Wiktionary)
“Linen feels quite wet if it is left unused in the _almirah_, or chest of drawers, for a week.”
“Everything seems the same distance -- you and the almirah and the table inside my eyes or miles away.”
“Everything seems the same distance -- you and the almirah and the table -- inside my eyes or miles away.”
“Miss Biddums obediently stooped to the lowest shelf of the _almirah_ and unearthed the big paper box in which His Majesty the King kept his dearest possessions.”
“Her gold jewellery worth about Rs2 lakh was missing from the almirah inside the house,”
“Accordingly, he took the replicas of the keys of the cash chest, almirah and the shop shutter and prepared duplicate keys.”
“They asked her to give the keys of almirah where valuables and cash were kept.”
“Suman took out Rs five lakh from the almirah, threw bundles of currency notes on the floor and set them on fire.”
“According to a senior official, the radioactive substances were put in an almirah by the scrap dealer who was unaware of its radio-activity.”
“An officer said that the lock of the almirah was not broken either.”
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