- an ornamented chest for a trousseau.
Origin of wedding chest
First recorded in 1870–75
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Examples from the Web for wedding chest
That day, Polly secured a Gothic wedding-chest with ornamented and beautifully carved sides and lid.
That hug means more to me than a 143 wedding-chest, laughed Dodo, pink with pleasure.