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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 clos·et /ˈklɑzət, ˈklɔ-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Clos·et n.
 1. 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.
 2. A small apartment, or recess in the side of a room, for household utensils, clothing, etc.
 Closet sin, sin commited in privacy. --Bp. Hall.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Clos·et, v. t. [imp. & p. p.Closeted p. pr. & vb. n. Closeting.]
 1. To shut up in, or as in, a closet; to conceal. [R.]
    Bedlam's closeted and handcuffed charge.   --Cowper.
 2. 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: (of information) given in confidence or in secret; "closet
             information"; "this arrangement must be kept
             confidential"; "their secret communications" [syn: closet(a),
              confidential, secret]
      2: indulging only covertly; "a closet alcoholic"; "closet
         liberals" [syn: closet(a), secret]
      n 1: a small room (or recess) or cabinet used for storage space
           [syn: cupboard]
      2: a toilet in England [syn: water closet, W.C., loo]
      3: a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for
         clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes
         [syn: wardrobe, press]
      4: a small private room for study or prayer
      v : confine to a small space, as for intensive work

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    as used in the New Testament, signifies properly a storehouse
    (Luke 12: 24), and hence a place of privacy and retirement
    (Matt. 6:6; Luke 12:3).