chest of drawers


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chest of drawers

n. pl. chests of drawers
A piece of furniture consisting of a set of drawers that fit within a frame.

chest of drawers

n
(Furniture) a piece of furniture consisting of a frame, often on short legs, containing a set of drawers

chest′ of drawers′



n.
a piece of furniture consisting of a set of drawers in a frame, often set on short legs, for holding clothing, household linens, etc.
[1670–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chest of drawers - furniture with drawers for keeping clotheschest of drawers - furniture with drawers for keeping clothes
chiffonier, commode - a tall elegant chest of drawers
drawer - a boxlike container in a piece of furniture; made so as to slide in and out
article of furniture, furniture, piece of furniture - furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy; "they had too much furniture for the small apartment"; "there was only one piece of furniture in the room"
highboy, tallboy - a tall chest of drawers divided into two sections and supported on four legs
lowboy - a low chest or table with drawers and supported on four legs
shelf - a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
Translations
komodaprádelník
kommode
lipasto
komoda s ladicama
komód
kommóîa
整理だんす
서랍장
komodeladekast
bielizník
byrå
ตู้ที่มีลิ้นชัก
tủ có nhiều ngăn kéo

chest of drawers

ncomò m inv, cassettone m

chest2

(tʃest) noun
a large, strong wooden or metal box. The sheets were kept in a wooden chest.
chest of drawers
a piece of furniture fitted with several drawers.

chest of drawers

خِزَانَة مَلابِس بِأَدْراج prádelník kommode Kommode σιφονιέρα cómoda lipasto commode komoda s ladicama cassettone 整理だんす 서랍장 ladekast kommode komoda cómoda, cômoda комод byrå ตู้ที่มีลิ้นชัก komodin tủ có nhiều ngăn kéo 五斗柜
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A bed and chair of cheap pine and a very ancient chest of drawers constituted the furniture.
It's in the houses of spiteful old widows that one finds such cleanliness," Raskolnikov thought again, and he stole a curious glance at the cotton curtain over the door leading into another tiny room, in which stood the old woman's bed and chest of drawers and into which he had never looked before.
He took Jane's clothes out of the chest of drawers in her bedroom, and he threw them out of the top- floor window.
Then, going to a chest of drawers, he took out a pretty heart, made entirely of silk and stuffed with sawdust.
Often, approaching the chest of drawers containing this secret treasure, Princess Mary paused, uncertain whether the time had not already come to put her project into execution.
The roof was mended, a kitchen maid was found--a crony of the village elder's--hens were bought, the cows began giving milk, the garden hedge was stopped up with stakes, the carpenter made a mangle, hooks were put in the cupboards, and they ceased to burst open spontaneously, and an ironing-board covered with army cloth was placed across from the arm of a chair to the chest of drawers, and there was a smell of flatirons in the maids' room.
She meant the chest of drawers, and Peter jumped at the drawers, scattering their contents to the floor with both hands, as kings toss ha'pence to the crowd.
Sir Clifford's whale has been articulated throughout; so that, like a great chest of drawers, you can open and shut him, in all his bony cavities --spread out his ribs like a gigantic fan --and swing all day upon his lower jaw.
For furniture I have provided myself with a bed, a table, a chest of drawers, and two small chairs.
In this process the chamber and its furniture grew more and more dignified and luxurious; the shawl hanging at the window took upon itself the richness of tapestry; the brass handles of the chest of drawers were as golden knockers; and the carved bedposts seemed to have some kinship with the magnificent pillars of Solomon's temple.
In his chest of drawers, hidden beneath some underclothing, we found: first, a pair of gold-rimmed pince-nez similar to those worn by Mr.
You cannot put a shelf or chest of drawers in your body, and no more can you make a convenient closet of your watch-coat.