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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cup·board n.
 1. A board or shelf for cups and dishes. [Obs.]
 2. A small closet in a room, with shelves to receive cups, dishes, food, etc.; hence, any small closet.
 Cupboard love, interested love, or that which has an eye to the cupboard.  “A cupboard love is seldom true.” --Poor Robin. [Colloq.]
 To cry cupboard, to call for food; to express hunger.  [Colloq.] “My stomach cries cupboard.” --W. Irving.