Closeting
Closet Clos"et, v. t. [imp. & p. p.{Closeted} p. pr. & vb. n. {Closeting}.] 1. To shut up in, or as in, a closet; to conceal. [R.] [1913 Webster]

Bedlam's closeted and handcuffed charge. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

2. To make into a closet for a secret interview. [1913 Webster]

He was to call a new legislature, to closet its members. --Bancroft. [1913 Webster]

He had been closeted with De Quadra. --Froude. [1913 Webster]


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