Origin of highboy
Related Words for highboywardrobe, closet, goods, sofa, appliance, bed, couch, equipment, bookcase, desk, table, chair, sideboard, chiffonier, commode, dresser, highboy, bureau, cabinet, furnishing
Examples from the Web for highboy
Contemporary Examples of highboy
Here, table, highboy chairs, and screen—mahogany, cherry, teak—looked nervous and disproportioned.Marco Roth’s Book Bag: The Anti-Memoir Memoir
October 1, 2013
Historical Examples of highboy
"It's only Grandfather's Clock," said Highboy in a relieved whisper.
"If you laugh at me, I won't go," said Highboy in a mournful voice.
"Then you'd better talk with my brother, Lowboy," said Highboy tartly.
There were three stiff chairs, a table, a dresser, and a highboy.
"You'll only make fun of me," said Highboy in a tearful voice.
- US and Canadian a tall chest of drawers in two sections, the lower section being a lowboyBrit equivalent: tallboy