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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A movable sideboard or buffet on which plate and other articles of luxury were displayed on special occasions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A movable sideboard or buffet, on which plate and other articles of luxury were displayed on special ocasions.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cabinet or sideboard having a number of shelves for the display of plate, etc. See cupboard.

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