wedding chest


noun

an ornamented chest for a trousseau.

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Origin of wedding chest

First recorded in 1870–75
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences 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