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chessil | chessman | chessom | chesstree | chessy copper | chest | chest cavity | chest founder | chest of drawers | chest pain | chest protector

chest

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16 in 15 verses (in OT : 13 in 12 verses) (in NT : 3 in 3 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

chestn. [OE. chest, chist, AS. cest, cist, cyst, L. cista, fr. Gr. ki`sth. Cf. Cist, Cistern.].
  •  A large box of wood, or other material, having, like a trunk, a lid, but no covering of skin, leather, or cloth.  [1913 Webster]
    "Heaps of money crowded in the chest."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A coffin.  [1913 Webster]
    "He is now dead and mailed in his cheste."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The part of the body inclosed by the ribs and breastbone; the thorax.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A case in which certain goods, as tea, opium, etc., are transported; hence, the quantity which such a case contains.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
Bomb chest, See under Bomb. -- Chest of drawers, a case or movable frame containing drawers.
chestv. i. 
  •  To deposit in a chest; to hoard.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To place in a coffin.  [1913 Webster]
    "He dieth and is chested."  [1913 Webster]
chestn. [AS. ceást.].
     Strife; contention; controversy.  P. Plowman.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

chest, n.
1 a large strong box, esp. for storage or transport e.g. of blankets, tea, etc.
2 a the part of a human or animal body enclosed by the ribs. b the front surface of the body from neck to waist.
3 a small cabinet for medicines etc.
4 a the treasury or financial resources of an institution. b the money available from it.

Idiom
chest of drawers a piece of furniture consisting of a set of drawers in a frame. chest-voice the lowest register of the voice in singing or speaking. get a thing off one's chest colloq. disclose a fact, secret, etc., to relieve one's anxiety about it. play (one's cards, a thing , etc.) close to one's chest colloq. be cautious or secretive about.
Derivative
-chested adj. (in comb.).
Etymology
OE cest, cyst f. Gmc f. L f. Gk kiste

THESAURUS

chest

Fort Knox, archives, armory, arsenal, attic, bag, bank, basement, bay, bin, bonded warehouse, boobs, bookcase, bosom, box, breast, breasts, brisket, bunker, bursary, bust, buttery, caddy, cargo dock, case, cash register, cashbox, casket, cellar, closet, coffer, coin box, conservatory, crate, crib, crop, cupboard, depository, depot, dock, drawer, dug, dump, exchequer, fisc, glory hole, godown, gold depository, hold, hutch, knockers, library, locker, lumber room, lumberyard, magasin, magazine, mama, mamelon, mamelonation, mammary gland, mammilla, mammillation, money chest, nenes, nipple, pap, papilla, penny bank, pigeon breast, piggy bank, pork barrel, public crib, public till, public treasury, public trough, rack, repertory, repository, reservoir, rick, safe, safe-deposit box, shelf, stack, stack room, stock room, storage, store, storehouse, storeroom, strong room, strongbox, subtreasury, supply base, supply depot, tank, teat, thorax, till, tit, tits, titties, titty, treasure house, treasure room, treasure-house, treasury, trunk, udder, vat, vault, warehouse, wine cellar

ROGET THESAURUS

chest

Treasury

N treasury, bank, exchequer, fisc, hanaper, cash register, kutcherry, bursary, strong box, strong hold, strong room, coffer, chest, safe, bank vault, depository, till, tiller, purse, money bag, money box, porte-monnaie, purse strings, pocket, breeches pocket, sinking fund, stocks, public stocks, public funds, public securities, parliamentary stocks, parliamentary funds, parliamentary securities, Consols, credit mobilier, bonds.

Receptacle

N receptacle, inclosure, recipient, receiver, reservatory, compartment, cell, cellule, follicle, hole, corner, niche, recess, nook, crypt, stall, pigeonhole, cove, oriel, cave, capsule, vesicle, cyst, pod, calyx, cancelli, utricle, bladder, pericarp, udder, stomach, paunch, venter, ventricle, crop, craw, maw, gizzard, breadbasket, mouth, pocket, pouch, fob, sheath, scabbard, socket, bag, sac, sack, saccule, wallet, cardcase, scrip, poke, knit, knapsack, haversack, sachel, satchel, reticule, budget, net, ditty bag, ditty box, housewife, hussif, saddlebags, portfolio, quiver, chest, box, coffer, caddy, case, casket, pyx, pix, caisson, desk, bureau, reliquary, trunk, portmanteau, band-box, valise, grip, grip sack, skippet, vasculum, boot, imperial, vache, cage, manger, rack, vessel, vase, bushel, barrel, canister, jar, pottle, basket, pannier, buck-basket, hopper, maund, creel, cran, crate, cradle, bassinet, wisket, whisket, jardiniere, corbeille, hamper, dosser, dorser, tray, hod, scuttle, utensil, brazier, cuspidor, spittoon, cistern, vat, caldron, barrel, cask, drum, puncheon, keg, rundlet, tun, butt, cag, firkin, kilderkin, carboy, amphora, bottle, jar, decanter, ewer, cruse, caraffe, crock, kit, canteen, flagon, demijohn, flask, flasket, stoup, noggin, vial, phial, cruet, caster, urn, epergne, salver, patella, tazza, patera, pig gin, big gin, tyg, nipperkin, pocket pistol, tub, bucket, pail, skeel, pot, tankard, jug, pitcher, mug, pipkin, galipot, gallipot, matrass, receiver, retort, alembic, bolthead, capsule, can, kettle, bowl, basin, jorum, punch bowl, cup, goblet, chalice, tumbler, glass, rummer, horn, saucepan, skillet, posnet, tureen, beaker, flask, Erlenmeyer flask, Florence flask, round-bottom flask, graduated cylinder, test tube, culture tube, pipette, Pasteur pipette, disposable pipette, syringe, vial, carboy, vacuum flask, Petri dish, microtiter tray, centrifuge tube, bail, beaker, billy, canakin, catch basin, catch drain, chatti, lota, mussuk, schooner, spider, terrine, toby, urceus, plate, platter, dish, trencher, calabash, porringer, potager, saucer, pan, crucible, glassware, tableware, vitrics, compote, gravy boat, creamer, sugar bowl, butter dish, mug, pitcher, punch bowl, chafing dish, shovel, trowel, spoon, spatula, ladle, dipper, tablespoon, watch glass, thimble, closet, commode, cupboard, cellaret, chiffonniere, locker, bin, bunker, buffet, press, clothespress, safe, sideboard, drawer, chest of drawers, chest on chest, highboy, lowboy, till, scrutoire, secretary, secretaire, davenport, bookcase, cabinet, canterbury, escritoire, etagere, vargueno, vitrine, chamber, apartment, room, cabin, office, court, hall, atrium, suite of rooms, apartment, flat, story, saloon, salon, parlor, by-room, cubicle, presence chamber, sitting room, best room, keeping room, drawing room, reception room, state room, gallery, cabinet, closet, pew, box, boudoir, adytum, sanctum, bedroom, dormitory, refectory, dining room, salle-a-manger, nursery, schoolroom, library, study, studio, billiard room, smoking room, den, stateroom, tablinum, tenement, bath room, bathroom, toilet, lavatory, powder room, john, jakes, necessary, loo, men's room, ladies' room, rest room, (uncleanness), 653 attic, loft, garret, cockloft, clerestory, cellar, vault, hold, cockpit, cubbyhole, cook house, entre-sol, mezzanine floor, ground floor, rez-de-chaussee, basement, kitchen, pantry, bawarchi-khana, scullery, offices, storeroom, lumber room, dairy, laundry, coach house, garage, hangar, outhouse, penthouse, lean-to, portico, porch, stoop, stope, veranda, patio, lanai, terrace, deck, lobby, court, courtyard, hall, vestibule, corridor, passage, breezeway, ante room, ante chamber, lounge, piazza, veranda, conservatory, greenhouse, bower, arbor, summerhouse, alcove, grotto, hermitage, lodging, bed, carriage, capsular, saccular, sacculated, recipient, ventricular, cystic, vascular, vesicular, cellular, camerated, locular, multilocular, polygastric, marsupial, siliquose, siliquous.


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