Clos"et (?), n. [OF. closet little inclosure, dim. of clos. See Close an inclosure.]


A small room or apartment for retirement; a room for privacy.

A chair-lumbered closet, just twelve feet by nine. Goldsmith.

When thou prayest, enter into thy closet. Matt. vi. 6.


A small apartment, or recess in the side of a room, for household utensils, clothing, etc.


Closet sin, sin commited in privacy. Bp. Hall.


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Clos"et, v. t. [imp. & p. pr. & vb. n. Closeting.]


To shut up in, or as in, a closet; to conceal.


Bedlam's closeted and handcuffed charge. Cowper.


To make into a closet for a secret interview.

He was to call a new legislature, to closet its members. Bancroft.

He had been closeted with De Quadra. Froude.


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