low·​boy | \ ˈlō-ˌbȯi How to pronounce lowboy (audio) \

Definition of lowboy

: a chest or side table about three feet (one meter) high with drawers and usually with cabriole legs

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Examples of lowboy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The warm croquettes are pulled off the salad and the plates of lettuce go back in the lowboy refrigerators to chill. Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press, "Schoolcraft College top chef Shawn Loving confronts the ultimate test," 16 Oct. 2017 A letter painting by the late poet and artist Rene Ricard, who was a friend of Nicholas's, hangs above a Queen Anne lowboy in the entry. Vicky Lowry, ELLE Decor, "HOUSE TOUR: A Brilliantly Reimagined Barn Filled To The Brim With History," 11 Dec. 2015 Movers loaded it only a lowboy trailer and pulled it to ITD headquarters at 3311 W. State. in West Boise. Anna Webb, idahostatesman, "Boise likes to move big stuff, and a giant tree is about to go mobile," 23 June 2017 On Thursday, it was carried ceremoniously on the back of a lowboy truck to the semicircular driveway in front of the Atlanta History Center. Atlanta Life, ajc, "Texas locomotive, Civil War legend, steams back to Atlanta," 5 May 2017

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First Known Use of lowboy

1830, in the meaning defined above

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“Lowboy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lowboy. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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