nonsuch chest


non·​such chest
variants or less commonly nonesuch chest
: a chest popular in the later 16th and early 17th centuries with front panels decorated in inlay of architectural design

Word History


perhaps from Nonsuch palace, Cheam, Surrey

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“Nonsuch chest.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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