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  • n  a large wardrobe or cabinet; originally used for storing weapons

  • Movie adaptations of these monumental fictions often fail because they become mere exercises in interior decoration, searches for the armoire or settee that can serve as the .
  • With little in the way of furniture, hotels of both brands have reallocated money ordinarily spent on bureaus and armoires--where traditional hotels hide the TVs--toward spalike .
  • Screen 1: the wife shoves the armoire out of sight to hide it, but ends by shoving it right into Screen 2.
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  • Bogey's war against the wrong armoire
    In February, Audrey Lynn Micken went to Warehouse Furniture Outlet in Victorville and purchased an armoire for $1,000 and a TV console for $450. Micken dealt with a salesman we will call Tommy for the purposes of this column. Upon delivery, Micken saw immediately that the company had shipped the...
    June 17, 2013 - Victorville Daily Press

  • George Plimpton in Times Online
    Opposite the writing desk and directly in Hemingway's field of view Plimpton noted "an armoire with a leopard skin draped across the top."
  • Olivier Assayas in San Francisco Chronicle
    A chair and an armoire are made to participate in the lives of humans,Assayas says. "On display, they lose their meaning. I wanted to talk about how these objects have a friendly presence in the house but become almost like captives when...
  • Bob Cousy in Boston Globe
    For years the only display was an old armoire with some rusted trophies inside,says Cousy. "It was really pathetic. It's better now - there's a wall of fame - but if you're a recruit coming in from North Carolina, there's not much there to...

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