from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British A highboy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A tall chest of drawers, or combination of chest on chest, or chest with a small wardrobe on top. Usually with low bracket feet but always resulting in a tall piece of furniture.
- n. A tall can of beer, either 16 ounces or one half litre.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of long-stemmed wineglass or cup.
- n. A piece of household furniture common in the eighteenth century, usually in two separate parts, with larger drawers above and smaller ones below and raised on legs fifteen inches or more in height; -- called also highboy.
- n. A long sheet-metal pipe for a chimney top.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Another name for a high-boy, a high chest of drawers. See high-boy, 2.
- n. A high-stemmed wineglass, generally large and showy, differing from a standing cup in having no cover and in being actually used on the table.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a tall chest of drawers divided into two sections and supported on four legs
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