from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A large refrigerator, or a small room for cold storage.


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  • The dinner was uncommonly good, as the first dinner out is apt to be; and it went gayly on from soup to fruit, which was of the American abundance and variety, and as yet not of the veteran freshness imparted by the ice-closet.

    Complete March Family Trilogy

  • Here, also, the refrigerator can be placed, or, what is better, an ice-closet can be made, as designated in the illustration.

    American Woman's Home


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