Garderobe meaning

gärdrōb
A private chamber.
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A latrine built into the exterior wall of a castle or other medieval building.
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(historical) A store room or wardrobe.
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(historical) A lavatory, especially in a castle and built into the outer wall, with vent directly over the moat or midden.
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Origin of garderobe

  • Middle English from Old French garder to keep guard robe robe robe

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French garderobe, from garder (“to keep") + robe (“robe, dress").

    From Wiktionary