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Chiffonier \Chif`fo*nier"\, fem. Chiffo \Chif`fo\-niere \ni[`e]re"\, n. [F. chiffonnier, fem. chiffonni[`e]re, fr. chiffon rag, fr. chiffe a rag, flimsy cloth.]

  1. One who gathers rags and odds and ends; a ragpicker.

  2. A receptacle for rags or shreds.

  3. A movable and ornamental closet or piece of furniture with shelves or drawers.
    --G. Eliot.