cedar chest

|

noun

a chest made of or lined with cedar, used to store clothing, blankets, etc., especially for protection against moths.

Nearby words

  1. cecum,
  2. ced,
  3. cedant arma togae,
  4. cedar,
  5. cedar apple,
  6. cedar city,
  7. cedar falls,
  8. cedar of lebanon,
  9. cedar rapids,
  10. cedar robe

Origin of cedar chest

An Americanism dating back to 1765–75

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for cedar chest