a chest made of or lined with cedar, used to store clothing, blankets, etc., especially for protection against moths.
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Origin of cedar chest
An Americanism dating back to 1765–75
Words nearby cedar chest
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Example sentences from the Web for cedar chest
In the cedar-chest of indifference—the key of which is usually lost.The Greater Inclination|Edith Wharton