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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chest of drawers, chest, bureau, dresser(noun)

    furniture with drawers for keeping clothes

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  1. chest of drawers(Noun)

    A piece of furniture which has multiple parallel, horizontal drawers stacked one above each other, used mainly for the storage of clean clothes.

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  1. Chest of drawers

    A chest of drawers, also called a dresser or a bureau, is a piece of furniture that has multiple parallel, horizontal drawers stacked one above another. A chifforobe is a combination of a wardrobe and a chest of drawers. A dresser is a piece of furniture that is usually waist high, has drawers and normally room for a mirror so that a person could "dress" in front of it. It should not be confused with a chest of drawers. Chests of drawers have traditionally been made and used for storing clothing, especially underwear, socks, and other items not normally hung in or otherwise stored in a closet. They are usually placed in a bedroom for this purpose, but can actually be used to store anything that will fit inside and can be placed anywhere in a house or another place. Various personal sundry items are also often stored in a chest of drawers. It has a long history as one of the stand-bys of a carpenter's workshop. A typical chest is approximately rectangular in overall shape and often has short legs at the bottom corners for placement on the floor. Chests of drawers often come in 5-, 6-, and 7-drawer varieties, with either a single or a double top drawer. The chest illustrated at right would be described as a '5 over 2 chest-on-chest', the latter term deriving from the fact that at one time it would have been made as 2 separable pieces. They are commonly made of wood, similar to many other kinds of furniture, but of course can be made of other materials. The inside of the drawers can be accessed by pulling them out at the front side. It is often placed so that the back side faces a wall since access to the back is not necessary. The lateral sides are also usually made such that they can be placed against a wall or in a corner. Although they can be plain in appearance, chests of drawers can also be made with a fancy or ornamental appearance, including finishes and various external color tones. Traditionally, drawers would slide out on smooth wood rails. Most modern cabinets use roll-out shelf sliders, made of metal, with rollers.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chest of drawers in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chest of drawers in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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