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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A highly-decorated traditional Italian dowry chest.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A great chest; specifically, one of the Italian bridal chests or richly decorated coffers which were made in Italy in the middle ages and later to contain the more costly part of the bridal outfit.


From Italian cassone. (Wiktionary)



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