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This law is a bulging hope chest for the sadistic followers of St. Hubert, who also can usually be found in the woods, unknowingly exchanging gunshots with the followers of St. Anheuser Busch.
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HOPE CHEST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hope chest for English Language Learners
: a chest or box in which a young woman keeps things (such as silverware and linen) that she will use after she gets married
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