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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A small armoire, commode, cabinet or cupboard made to fit a corner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A piece of furniture made to occupy the corner of a room, especially an ornamental piece, as a cabinet, étagère, or the like.


From French encoignure. (Wiktionary)



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