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high·boy

 (hī′boi′)
n.
A tall chest of drawers divided into two sections and supported on four legs.
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highboy

(ˈhaɪˌbɔɪ)
n
(Furniture) US and Canadian a tall chest of drawers in two sections, the lower section being a lowboy. Brit equivalent: tallboy
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high•boy

(ˈhaɪˌbɔɪ)

n.
a tall chest of drawers on legs, usu. in two sections set one on top of the other.
[1890–95]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.highboy - a tall chest of drawers divided into two sections and supported on four legshighboy - a tall chest of drawers divided into two sections and supported on four legs
chest of drawers, dresser, bureau, chest - furniture with drawers for keeping clothes
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Translations

highboy

[ˈhaɪbɔɪ] N (US) → cómoda f alta
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

highboy

[ˈhaɪbɔɪ] n (US)grande commode
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

highboy

[ˈhaɪˌbɔɪ] n (Am) → cassettone m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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