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chest of drawers

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Definition of chest of drawers in English:

noun

A piece of furniture used for storage, consisting of an upright frame into which drawers are fitted.
Example sentences
  • Both have extensive wardrobes, chests of drawers and dressing tables.
  • We had already started a fire, cleaned the stone floor and took off large pieces of cloth, which had covered a chest of drawers and a bed frame.
  • It wasn't very big, just enough room for his bed, a wardrobe, a chest of drawers and a desk.

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