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  1. having a chest of a specified kind (often used in combination): broad-chested; barrel-chested.
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Origin of chested

1400–50; late Middle English. See chest, -ed3
Related formsun·chest·ed, adjective
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Examples from the Web for chested

Historical Examples of chested

  • This, in itself, is conducive to vitality as compared with the flat- chested attitude.

    Vitality Supreme

    Bernarr Macfadden

  • The “bob-tail” diminishes from the pile to the nock; the “chested” tapers from the middle to the pile.

  • Accordingly, in practice, the chested arrow has always a tendency to fly to the left.

  • The Lincolnshire horse had chested the further bank, and of course had fallen back into the stream.

    Phineas Finn

    Anthony Trollope