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Definition of "cellaret" []

  • A deep, often metal lined drawer in a sideboard used for storing a a small selection of wines and liquors. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "cellaret" in a sentence
  • "The cellaret is a tin vessel, in which ices are kept for a short time from dissolving."
  • "There was the old cellaret with nothing in it, lined with lead, like a sort of coffin in compartments; there was the old dark closet, also with nothing in it, of which he had been many a time the sole contents, in days of punishment, when he had regarded it as the veritable entrance to that bourne to which the tract had found him galloping."
  • "Lavinia rose and walked toward an octagonal cellaret; opening the lid, she took out a decanter of sherry and two glasses."
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