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Cup"board (kb"brd), n. Etym: [Cup + board.]
1. A board or shelf for cups and dishes. [Obs.] Bacon.
2. A small closet in a room, with shelves to receive cups, dishes, food, etc.; hence, any small closet. Cupboard love, interested love, or that which has an eye to the cupboard. "A cupboard love is seldom true." Poor Robin. [Colloq.] -- To cry cupboard, to call for food; to express hunger. [Colloq.] "My stomach cries cupboard." W. Irving.
cupboard Cup"board, v. t.
Defn: To collect, as into a cupboard; to hoard. [R.] Shak.
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