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- n. A cupboard where drugs and medical paraphernalia are stored.
- n. A cupboard in the bathroom that contains toiletries and other items; a bathroom cabinet.
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- n. cabinet that holds medicines and toiletries
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Thanks to Darci, my medicine cabinet was full of things she had assured me I needed — blush, eye shadows, mascara, and all the girly stuff I'd never paid much attention to.
BE A POLICEMAN BE A POLICEMAN BE A POLICEMAN; he made himself think facts, flung the medicine cabinet open and got one immediately: a prescription bottle of sodium secobarbital, Wiltsie’s and Lindenaur’s death ticket in a little vial, Reynolds Loftis’ sleep pills administered by D. Waltrow, MD. 11/14/49.
I copped two vicodins from Sarah via her mom’s prodigious medicine cabinet and took them both with swigs of very very cheap pinot grigio at the end of my shift tonight.
They had been plugged in back when it started to get dark, back when you still could count the rows of cars stretching from the street and across the ballfield to the bandstand, back when you still could make out the couples bobbing on the dance floor and waving their hankies high above their heads, back when my father had just returned from the park, had taken a bath, and still was honing into the medicine cabinet mirror his pitch about the girl, back when my only concern about the future was how often I would be allowed to wear the Muguet du Bois that Mr. and Mrs. Lyszko had Carolyn bring over to me along with a note reading “Happy Birthday to a girl with a lot of sense, but no scents!”