The DICT Development Group

Search for:
Search type:

Database copyright information
Server information

2 definitions found
 for chiffonier
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chiffonier \Chif`fo*nier"\, fem. Chiffo \Chif`fo\-niere
  \ni[`e]re"\, n. [F. chiffonnier, fem. chiffonni[`e]re, fr.
     chiffon rag, fr. chiffe a rag, flimsy cloth.]
     1. One who gathers rags and odds and ends; a ragpicker.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. A receptacle for rags or shreds.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. A movable and ornamental closet or piece of furniture with
        shelves or drawers. --G. Eliot.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a tall elegant chest of drawers [syn: chiffonier,

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229