tea chest


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Noun1.tea chest - chest for storing or transporting teatea chest - chest for storing or transporting tea
chest - box with a lid; used for storage; usually large and sturdy
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Translations

tea chest

n (Brit) → Kiste f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

tea chest

ncassa per il tè
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
Pierre, girt with a rope round his waist and wearing shoes Karataev had made for him from some leather a French soldier had torn off a tea chest and brought to have his boots mended with, went up to the sick man and squatted down beside him.
'Dear dear,' said Flora, 'only to think of the changes at home Arthur--cannot overcome it, and seems so natural, Mr Clennam far more proper--since you became familiar with the Chinese customs and language which I am persuaded you speak like a Native if not better for you were always quick and clever though immensely difficult no doubt, I am sure the tea chests alone would kill me if I tried, such changes Arthur--I am doing it again, seems so natural, most improper--as no one could have believed, who could have ever imagined Mrs Finching when I can't imagine it myself!'
Photograph: The Canterbury Auction Galleries Padouk tea chest with bone floral decoration and engraved Indian silver handles.
Extremely rare oval rosewood tea chest with inlaid and engraved lac filled decoration, with two removable tea caddies, each inlaid with a wooden conch shell.
Mark Kermode recounts his utterly foolhardy attempts to fulfil his dreams of becoming a pop star - from building an electric guitar from scratch while at school, to playing the tea chest bass on the kids TV show Utterly Brilliant, and becoming the musical director of a major TV show - all without ever learning to read music.
The Quarrymen's line-up that day was: Lennon (vocals, guitar), Eric Griffiths (guitar), Hanton, Davis, Pete Shotton (washboard) and Len Garry (tea chest bass).
What did Baird have in mind as he built his first working TV set out of an old hatbox, darning needles, a tea chest, sealing wax, glue and lenses from a few bicycle lights?
DRAGONFLYTEA EXPLORERS TEA CHEST NO1 PS40 This luxury scented candle fuses the warm and fragrant tea notes with the aromatic hints of aged wood.
It was the punk of its day, it made people pick up an instrument (often crude and homemade), it mattered not if you couldn't really play, it was exciting and powerful, and they all believed they were on The Rock Island Line, when the tea chest bass kicked in.
Whimsical humor and subversion, the favorite playing field for fashion's enfant terrible, also come together--Sailor style--in a tea chest, a hat box dressed in sailor stripes and an iconic red pom-pom recalling the famous sailor uniform: Sailor Box (42 assorted tea bags, $59); Tattoo Mug (15 ounces, includes a stainless steel infuser, $29.90); MariniereTote Bag ($18); and Teapot (also with steel infuser, $34.90).