American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A low tablelike chest of drawers.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Whig and Low-churchman.
- n. A chest of drawers supported on short legs. See high-boy, 2.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. United States A chest of drawers not more than four feet high; -- applied commonly to the lower half of a tallboy from which the upper half has been removed.
- n. a low chest or table with drawers and supported on four legs
- From low + boy. (Wiktionary)
“On the panel over the lowboy was a small painting, a foot broad and a foot and a half long.”
“I drove a lowboy truck with a Cat [Caterpillar] or a front loader on the trailer.”
“People came and went, and Don pulled beer out of the lowboy behind the tasting bar and gave out excellent, hoppy California microbrews.”
“Within a decade or so, Crate & Barrel server racks won't seem any more exotic than lowboy cabinets for flat-panel TVs.”
“Killer market : a Deborah Knott mystery / Margaret Maron — A chilling misadventure begins when Deborah, hunting high and lowboy for lodging, is befriended by an eccentric old lady calling herself Mrs. Jernigan.”
“I went back to the door, doused the light, and did a lowboy scan of the corridor.”
“They don't have lowboy trailers like ours, and so their tanks have to do it all on their own.”
“There was a silk robe in the drawer of the lowboy.”
“She placed it carefully upon the lowboy at the foot of the bed.”
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Words only (I left out the expressions) from Geza Kerenyi's EN-HU interpreters' dictionary. Most of them pose some difficulty when interpreted between HU and EN in either or both directions.
Gleanings from copies of Movin' Out, "The Journal of the Trucking Industry", and American Trucker, an advertising magazine, found at a highway service area
This list was originally titled 'Furniture I Never Had'. I changed it to 'Things I Never Had' because I'm not much interested in furniture anyway :-( There's a whole wider world of not-having out t...
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