A chest or box in an organ which receives wind from the bellows and admits it to the pipes or reeds.
More example sentences
- The player supports the windchest with both hands, and pushes keys which are connected to each tube.
- The only major alteration was with the windchests, where the bottom boards were replaced with plywood.
- A consummate craftsman, his experience was largely in casework, windchests and wood pipe construction.