nonsuch chest

non·​such chest
variants: or less commonly nonesuch chest \ ˈnənˌsəch-​ \

Definition of nonsuch chest

: a chest popular in the later 16th and early 17th centuries with front panels decorated in inlay of architectural design

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History and Etymology for nonsuch chest

perhaps from Nonsuch palace, Cheam, Surrey

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“Nonsuch chest.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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