bottom drawer

noun

Definition of bottom drawer

British
: a chest or box in which a young woman keeps things (such as silverware and linen) that she will use after she gets married : hope chest

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“Bottom drawer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bottom%20drawer. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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