chest of drawers

noun phrase

Definition of chest of drawers

: a piece of furniture designed to contain a set of drawers (as for holding clothing)

First Known Use of chest of drawers

1649, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chest of drawers was in 1649

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“Chest of drawers.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chest%20of%20drawers. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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chest of drawers

noun

English Language Learners Definition of chest of drawers

: a piece of furniture that contains drawers for storing clothes

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