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English Furniture.

a chest of drawers supported by a low stand.
Compare highboy.
a chest-on-chest.

a tall chimney pot.
a tall-stemmed goblet.
(initial capital letter) Military. a 12,000-pound (5400 kg) British bomb of World War II, designed to penetrate the target or plunge deep into the ground before detonating.
a high chest of drawers made in two sections and placed one on top of the other; chest-on-chest
a fitting on the top of a chimney to prevent downdraughts


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