Nest-of-drawers



noun
1.
a miniature chest of drawers made in the 18th century, often set on top of a desk or table.

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    [nes-ter, -tawr] /ˈnɛs tər, -tɔr/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. the oldest and wisest of the Greeks in the Trojan War and a king of Pylos. /ˈnɛstɔː/ noun 1. (Greek myth) the oldest and wisest of the Greeks in the Trojan War 2. (sometimes not capital) a wise old man; sage name for “old king renowned […]

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    [ne-stawr-ee-uh n, -stohr-] /nɛˈstɔr i ən, -ˈstoʊr-/ noun 1. one of a sect of followers of who denied the hypostatic union and were represented as maintaining the existence of two distinct persons in Christ. n. in Church history (mid-15c.), a follower of Nestorius (Latinized form of Nestor), 5c. patriarch of Constantinople, whose doctrine attributed distinct […]

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