medicine chest


a small chest or cupboard for storing medicines, bandages, etc

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Examples from the Web for medicine chest

Historical Examples of medicine chest

  • Pitts had some skill as a leach, and the medicine-chest was in his care.

  • Wait, and I will get you what I can from the medicine-chest.

    The Wreck of the Titan

    Morgan Robertson

  • Mr. Pike refused to “monkey” with the “fangled” forceps in the medicine-chest.

  • There is a medicine-chest there, with, probably, a supply of surgical bandages and so on.

    The Castaways

    Harry Collingwood

  • His poor poodle was drowned in a marsh and his medicine-chest was stolen.

    A Book of Discovery

    Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge