Definition of highboy in English:

highboy

Line breaks: high|boy
Pronunciation: /ˈhʌɪbɔɪ
 
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noun

North American
  • A tall chest of drawers on legs.
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    • The overstuffed chairs, the curtains, the rice-carved bed, the highboy, the bath fixtures, all evoked a sense of that decorous, long-past era.
    • The purchase included a ‘New England hooked rug,’ a mirror, a picture of George Washington, and a lot of maple and walnut furniture - four beds, one highboy, one lowboy and five tables.
    • At the same time, in nearby Philadelphia, dishonest cabinetmakers were making elaborately carved scrolled top highboys and chests-on-chests from plain flat top ones.

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