- chiffo(nier) + (ward)robe. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Obama demonstrates how he would bust up a chifforobe with just his left hand.”
“Then a loud thunk echoed from the chifforobe, and both of them jerked toward the sound.”
“Grabbing one side of the tarp, he pulled it to the floor and viewed an antique oak chifforobe.”
“Dressers were overturned, bed turned over, chifforobe lying face down on the floor among broken shards of bric-a-brac.”
“Dugas quickly searched the chifforobe, finding men's clothes only.”
“It measured about twelve feet square, a small cot in one corner, a small chifforobe in another, one wooden chair next to a table with a unlit lamp atop.”
“In a room decorated as it was in the twenties with arched doorways and windows, black ceiling fans, cedar chifforobe, frosted glass lampshades, and a large console Zenith radio, no TV, Beau changed into a pair of faded jeans.”
“The bullets were with his never-worn cufflinks, in the tiny drawers on either side of the old-fashioned chifforobe.”
“She retrieves a purse from the bottom drawer of her bedroom chifforobe.”
“Pilar took no notice of them as she walked over to the chifforobe, opening its drawers and doors and checking on various details.”
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