nonsuch chest

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

perhaps from Nonsuch palace, Cheam, Surrey

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“Nonsuch chest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonsuch%20chest. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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