wedding chest

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noun

an ornamented chest for a trousseau.

Nearby words

  1. wedding,
  2. wedding anniversary,
  3. wedding band,
  4. wedding breakfast,
  5. wedding cake,
  6. wedding day,
  7. wedding march,
  8. wedding planner,
  9. wedding ring,
  10. wedding-cake

Origin of wedding chest

First recorded in 1870–75

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Examples from the Web for wedding chest

  • That hug means more to me than a 143 wedding-chest, laughed Dodo, pink with pleasure.

    Polly and Her Friends Abroad|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • That day, Polly secured a Gothic wedding-chest with ornamented and beautifully carved sides and lid.

    Polly and Her Friends Abroad|Lillian Elizabeth Roy