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medicine chest

a small chest or cupboard for storing medicines, bandages, etc
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  • "Some of you fellows stole my medicine chest," he accused boldly.

    The Cruise of the Dry Dock T. S. Stribling
  • I went into the spare cabin where the medicine chest was kept to prepare two doses.

    The Shadow-Line Joseph Conrad
  • In some part of the village is a hospital and medicine chest.

  • Peaches tried them all on me and I felt like the inside of a medicine chest.

  • Some doctor stands by your side, see his medicine chest, he is of fine mind.

    Cupology Clara
  • He may have something in his medicine chest that will at least soften them down a bit.

    On the Irrawaddy G. A. Henty
  • Once we were settled, there was the usual run on the medicine chest.

    Southern Arabia Theodore Bent
  • And he had made a chemist who was saving a medicine chest and a few instruments.

    Castellinaria Henry Festing Jones
  • The orderly who had charge of the medicine chest was also scalped.

    At Plattsburg

    Allen French
  • The captains got a medicine chest and bandages, but we have no doctor.

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