from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A trunk for storing personal belongings, especially one kept at the foot of a bed, as in a barracks.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A long, rectangular trunk or similar container that lays flat on the floor and is usually kept at the foot of a bed, commonly used in barracks and dormitories.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a trunk for storing personal possessions; usually kept at the foot of a bed (as in a military barracks).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a trunk for storing personal possessions; usually kept at the foot of a bed (as in a barracks)


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