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chest-on-chest

[ chest-on-chest, -awn- ]
/ ˈtʃɛst ɒnˈtʃɛst, -ɔn- /
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noun

a chest of drawers placed upon a slightly wider chest of drawers.

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Origin of chest-on-chest

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20
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British Dictionary definitions for chest-on-chest

chest-on-chest

noun

another term for tallboy
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