chest


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chest \Chest\ (ch[e^]st), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Chested.]
   1. To deposit in a chest; to hoard.
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   2. To place in a coffin. [Obs.]
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            He dieth and is chested.              --Gen. 1. 26
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chest \Chest\ (ch[e^]st), n. [AS. ce['a]st.]
   Strife; contention; controversy. [Obs.] --P. Plowman.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chest \Chest\ (ch[e^]st), n. [OE. chest, chist, AS. cest, cist,
   cyst, L. cista, fr. Gr. ki`sth. Cf. Cist, Cistern.]
   1. A large box of wood, or other material, having, like a
      trunk, a lid, but no covering of skin, leather, or cloth.
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            Heaps of money crowded in the chest.  --Dryden.
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   2. A coffin. [Obs.]
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            He is now dead and mailed in his cheste. --Chaucer.
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   3. The part of the body inclosed by the ribs and breastbone;
      the thorax.
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   4. (Com.) A case in which certain goods, as tea, opium, etc.,
      are transported; hence, the quantity which such a case
      contains.
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   5. (Mech.) A tight receptacle or box, usually for holding
      gas, steam, liquids, etc.; as, the steam chest of an
      engine; the wind chest of an organ.
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   Bomb chest, See under Bomb.

   Chest of drawers, a case or movable frame containing
      drawers.
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