from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A chamber for storing clothes; a wardrobe.
- n. The contents of a wardrobe.
- n. Archaic A private chamber.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A store room or wardrobe.
- n. A lavatory, especially in a castle and built into the outer wall, with vent directly over the moat or midden.
Middle English, from Old French : garder, to keep; see guard + robe, robe; see robe.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Middle French garderobe, from garder ("to keep") + robe ("robe, dress"). (Wiktionary)