Almirah



Indian English. a wardrobe, cabinet, or cupboard.
Historical Examples

He heard a laugh, and in Minghal’s loud tones the word “almirah.”
Barclay of the Guides Herbert Strang

Everything seems the same distance—you and the almirah and the table inside my eyes or miles away.
The Works of Rudyard Kipling: One Volume Edition Rudyard Kipling

The two Chinamen were soon routed out from behind the almirah, captured and handed over to the police.
Bengal Dacoits and Tigers Maharanee Sunity Devee

He now remembered that sixteen years before he had put in the almirah an egg he had found in the nest of a toontooni bird.
Folk-Tales of Bengal Lal Behari Day

He saw the khansaman cross the room with the tray in his hand and set it down on one of the shelves of the almirah.
Barclay of the Guides Herbert Strang

Linen feels quite wet if it is left unused in the almirah, or chest of drawers, for a week.
Lippincott’s Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 22. October, 1878. Various

Everything seems the same distance—you and the almirah and the table—inside my eyes or miles away.
Soldiers Three Rudyard Kipling

He crossed the landing to the opposite room, went to the almirah, and slid back the panel.
Barclay of the Guides Herbert Strang

He quickly explained it to the doctor, then hurried away through the almirah into the secret chamber below.
Barclay of the Guides Herbert Strang

He stepped in, drew back the panel of the almirah to its former place, and disappeared.
Barclay of the Guides Herbert Strang

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