CABINET, n.1. A closet; a small room, or retired apartment.2. A private room, in which consultations are held.3. The select or secret council of a prince or executive government; so called from the apartment in which it was originally held.4. A piece of furniture, consisting of a chest or box, with drawers and doors. A private box.5. Any close place where things of value are reposited for safe keeping.6. A hut; a cottage; a small house.
CABINET, v.t. To inclose.