"closet" in the noun sense
1. cupboard, closet
a small room (or recess) or cabinet used for storage space
2. water closet, closet, W.C., loo
a toilet in Britain
3. wardrobe, closet, press
a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes
a small private room for study or prayer
"closet" in the verb sense
confine to a small space, as for intensive work
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