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Cabinets (case furniture)

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Case furniture consisting of a set of shelves, small drawers, or pigeonholes, fronted by one or more doors, and intended for the storage and sometimes the display of small objects. Also, similar built-in or fitted cases often designed for specific purposes, as in a kitchen or bathroom.

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case furniture

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cabinet (case furniture)


12yrs ago

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