Cupboards refer to a structure that resemble a box, cabinet or closet but has shelves to store things in order. It is used to store household objects such as food, dinner sets, crockery, liquor etc. It generally comes with doors to keep away dust and dirt. Cupboards can be made of various materials but they are generally made of wood.
The term cupboard was originally used to describe an open-shelved side table for displaying crockery - plates, cups and saucers. These open cupboards typically had shelves, sometimes drawer or multiple drawers fitted to them. This piece of furniture is versatile and can be placed in practically any room of the house.