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tall·boy

 (tôl′boi′)
n. Chiefly British
A highboy.

tallboy

(ˈtɔːlˌbɔɪ)
n
1. (Furniture) a high chest of drawers made in two sections and placed one on top of the other; chest-on-chest
2. (Building) a fitting on the top of a chimney to prevent downdraughts
[C18: from tall + boy]

tall•boy

(ˈtɔlˌbɔɪ)

n.
a. a highboy.
b. a chest-on-chest.
[1670–80]

tallboy

1. highboy
2. A double chest of drawers, with one section standing on top of the other.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tallboy - a tall chest of drawers divided into two sections and supported on four legstallboy - 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
Translations

tallboy

[ˈtɔːlbɔɪ] N (Brit) → cómoda f alta

tallboy

[ˈtɔːlbɔɪ] n (British)grande commode ftall order ngageure ftall ship ngrand voilier mtall story tall tale nhistoire f à dormir debout

tallboy

tallboy

[ˈtɔːlˌbɔɪ] n (Brit) → cassettone m alto
References in classic literature ?
There were some good pieces in the room, including an ancient tallboy in fruity mahogany, every drawer of which was turned out on the bed without avail.
At the corner store, we outdid Noah, picking up more than two of everything: three handles of whiskey, three liters of vodka, three packs of pineapple juice, three bottles each of rum and Coke, and ten twelve-packs of the cheapest tallboys.
They also expand a selection of bedside and dressing tables along with matching tallboys and wardrobes.
Music TallBoys Band with Damnation, Robert Leather and Snake Oil Caravan, 8:30 p.
The 420 rolled out in 12-oz cans the first week of March, SweetWater will follow with IPA in 12-oz cans and both styles in 16-oz tallboys in late March.
Some Tallboys were later produced in America as the T-10 or M121.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at The South where guests were entertained by the Soul Shockers and a surprise appearance of the groom's college band, The Tennessee Tallboys.
Tallboys created craters some 2m deep and 8 1/2m wide on the top and the shock wave produced an even larger hole on the underside of the roof, filling the docks below with rubble.
5) Lee transcribes the Colonel's wife's last name as Tallboys (406), but there is only one 'l' in Woolf's first mention of the Colonel's last name in the manuscript.
on a Thursday that they needed toothpaste, a cigar, some Funyuns, toilet paper, a six-pack of Miller Lite tallboys, a novelty lighter and a Bob Marley postcard.
On the way over there he said "Excuse me," very quickly, ducked into a bodega, and emerged carrying two tallboys in a paper bag, one of which he was already drinking.

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