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 for Chest of drawers
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  drawer \draw"er\, n.
     1. One who, or that which, draws; as:
        (a) One who draws liquor for guests; a waiter in a
            taproom. --Shak.
        (b) One who delineates or depicts; a draughtsman; as, a
            good drawer.
        (c) (Law) One who draws a bill of exchange or order for
            payment; -- the correlative of drawee.
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     2. That which is drawn; as:
        (a) A sliding box or receptacle in a case, which is opened
            by pulling or drawing out, and closed by pushing in.
        (b) pl. An under-garment worn on the lower limbs.
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     Chest of drawers. See under Chest.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chest \Chest\ (ch[e^]st), n. [OE. chest, chist, AS. cest, cist,
     cyst, L. cista, fr. Gr. ki`sth. Cf. Cist, Cistern.]
     1. A large box of wood, or other material, having, like a
        trunk, a lid, but no covering of skin, leather, or cloth.
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              Heaps of money crowded in the chest.  --Dryden.
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     2. A coffin. [Obs.]
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              He is now dead and mailed in his cheste. --Chaucer.
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     3. The part of the body inclosed by the ribs and breastbone;
        the thorax.
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     4. (Com.) A case in which certain goods, as tea, opium, etc.,
        are transported; hence, the quantity which such a case
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     5. (Mech.) 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.
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     Bomb chest, See under Bomb.
     Chest of drawers, a case or movable frame containing
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  chest of drawers
      n 1: furniture with drawers for keeping clothes [syn: chest of
           drawers, chest, bureau, dresser]

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