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closet (1 is freq.; also fig. Lucr. 1659, Sonn. xlvi. 6
1. private room, spec. private apartment of a monarch or potentate John IV. ii. 267, H5 V. ii. 210, Cæs. II. i. 35.
2. private repository or cabinet for papers Cæs. III. ii. 135, Mac. V. i. 6 “unlock her closet, take forth paper,” Lr. III. iii. 12.
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