cabinet


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Synonyms for cabinet

a piece of furniture resembling a cupboard with doors and shelves and drawers

persons appointed by a head of state to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers

a storage compartment for clothes and valuables

housing for electronic instruments, as radio or television

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The unhappy youth had determined to let himself die, and indeed his sorrow alone was enough to kill him, when the thought that by means of the cabinets of the years he might find out where the Princess was imprisoned, gave him a little ray of comfort.
The rest of the furniture of this privileged apartment consisted of old cabinets, filled with Chinese porcelain and Japanese vases, Lucca della Robbia faience, and Palissy platters; of old arm-chairs, in which perhaps had sat Henry IV.
As soon as they were out of the cabinet, the new minister, stopping the captain, said:
McKinley and all of the Cabinet officers but one; and most of them brought their wives or some members of their families.
Daniell I have met, and Lord Romsey may perhaps do me the honour of remembering me," he added, shaking hands with the Cabinet Minister.
The house of his rival was quite open to view; a garden exposed to the sun; cabinets with glass walls, shelves, cupboards, boxes, and ticketed pigeon-holes, which could easily be surveyed by the telescope.
Your Excellency, we are unable to agree upon a Favourite Son to represent us in your Cabinet.
I opened the si x drawers in each cabinet, and examined their contents without hesitation.
My brain could not think the proper thoughts because continually it was obsessed with the one thought that across the room in the liquor cabinet stood John Barleycorn.
So the maid assisted her to gain her feet, although Langwidere was the stronger of the two; and then the Princess slowly walked across the silver floor to her cabinet, leaning heavily at every step upon Nanda's arm.
The three peas were however put into the cabinet of curiosities, where they are still to be seen, provided they are not lost.
We therefore, who are the registers of that lottery, shall imitate those sagacious persons who deal in that which is drawn at Guildhall, and who never trouble the public with the many blanks they dispose of; but when a great prize happens to be drawn, the newspapers are presently filled with it, and the world is sure to be informed at whose office it was sold: indeed, commonly two or three different offices lay claim to the honour of having disposed of it; by which, I suppose, the adventurers are given to understand that certain brokers are in the secrets of Fortune, and indeed of her cabinet council.
Yes, our most precious documents, the records of our secret experiments and our labours of twenty years were in that cabinet.
The Westminster declared that you had left for Windsor by an early train this afternoon, and gives a list of your Cabinet.
Then she bethought herself of an Indian cabinet which stood in her sitting-room; and instantly made up her mind to put the Indian diamond in the Indian cabinet, for the purpose of permitting two beautiful native productions to admire each other.
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