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1 Cabin.

2 Relatively small room used for interviews or private conferences by e.g. a sovereign.

3 Small room, often richly ornamented, designed for the display of valuable objects. The ‘porcelain cabinets’ of Rococo palaces in Germany (e.g. in the Residenz (Seat of the Court), Ansbach (1739–40) are examples.

4 Garden-compartment or arbour.

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Science and Mathematics.


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