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sea chest

Syllabification: sea chest

Definition of sea chest in English:


A sailor’s storage chest.
Example sentences
  • ‘Let's try to find something that would hold a treasure that a sailor would have, like a sea chest or something,’ suggested Grace.
  • I also turned out my old sea chest (it belonged to a sea-faring ancestor of mine - he'd painted a pair of pugilists inside the lid, so it's most likely worth a few pounds).
  • Running his fingers through the unruly crop, he wandered into the adjoining cabin to rummage through his second sea chest for clean garments.

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