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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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While some small parties kindled bonfires underneath the windows, others broke up the furniture and cast the fragments down to feed the flames below; where the apertures in the wall (windows no longer) were large enough, they threw out tables, chests of drawers, beds, mirrors, pictures, and flung them whole into the fire; while every fresh addition to the blazing masses was received with shouts, and howls, and yells, which added new and dismal terrors to the conflagration.
By this time, certain vans had arrived for the conveyance of the goods, and divers strong men in caps were balancing chests of drawers and other trifles of that nature upon their heads, and performing muscular feats which heightened their complexions considerably.
I turned my eyes all over the room, rummaging with them the closets, the chests of drawers, the tables.
The floors, walls, and ceiling were of burnished silver; the doors, the window frames, the cornices, the balustrades and the steps of the staircase, of pure gold; and silver, with gold bottoms, were the chairs, and gold, standing on silver legs, the high chests of drawers, and silver the bedsteads, with blankets of woven gold, and sheets of silver tissue.
It comes in a variety of colours, widths and designs, including florals, neons and geometrics and is perfect for jazzing up the edges of shelves, picture frames or chests of drawers.
PEOPLE who own Ikea chests of drawers have been urged to secure them to the wall after two children were crushed and died in the USA.
I'm talking about chests of drawers here - nothing kinky
Chests of drawers were produced in such huge numbers that there are numerous surviving examples and subsequently only those of the highest quality will command the largest premium at auction.
However, the fashion - which continues today - might have coincided with a need to banish anachronistic huge chests of drawers and use space-saving, wall-hugging wardrobes instead.
Re-painted and upholstered basket furniture, blanket boxes and ottomans, chests of drawers and chairs are among the items being collected by the staff.
Moreover, Dali often resurrected his predecessor's major innovations in the decorative arts, whether in the melting watches that evoke Gaudi's gilded wooden wall clock with a spiraling face, or the human/furniture hybrids that recall the architect's earlier transformations of desk legs into bones and chests of drawers into torsos.