Dictionary of the Scottish Language
A (? shelved) cupboard, sometimes containing drawers, for holding clothes, documents, money, vessels, etc.
Hingand press, a cupboard for hanging (? clothes) in. Naprie press, a linen chest or cupboard.
Also, a cupboard into which a bed could be folded.
Originally posted by TDK
In olden days the garderobe, closet, WC or "privvy" was where you hung your clothes to benefit from the ammonia fumes to rid your "robes" of bugs etc.