- 1A toilet in a medieval building.More example sentences
- For three days Kieran left the bed only to hobble down the hallway to the garderobe, leaning heavily on Michael's arm, shuffling in the remnants of his torn leather shoes.
- People used to hang their clothes in a garderobe, a small room over the upper opening of the dross shoot, because the ammonia from urine used to kill lice,’ he said.
- Five fragments of shaped animal gut were discovered during the excavation of the garderobe of the keep at Dudley Castle, which had been filled in in 1647.
- 1.1A wardrobe or small storeroom, especially in a medieval building.More example sentences
- After ushering me to the garderobe, she escorted me to one of several free tables.
- He threw open the garderobe on the far wall and began riffling through it.
- Even Tallis was unable to keep away, secreting himself inside a garderobe.
late Middle English: French, from garder 'to keep' + robe 'robe, dress'; compare with wardrobe.
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