Definition of Lowboy

1. Noun. A low chest or table with drawers and supported on four legs.

Generic synonyms: Bureau, Chest, Chest Of Drawers, Dresser



Definition of Lowboy

1. n. 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.

Definition of Lowboy

1. Noun. A low chest of drawers. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lowboy

1. a low chest of drawers [n -BOYS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lowboy

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low tone deafness
low water
low wine
lowan
lowans
lowball
lowballed
lowballer
lowballers
lowballing
lowbie
lowbies
lowborn
lowboy (current term)
lowboys
lowbred
lowbrow
lowbrowed
lowbrows
lowbush
lowbush blueberries
lowbush blueberry
lowbush cranberry
lowbush penstemon
lowcost
lowcut
lowd
lowdown

Literary usage of Lowboy

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1. Furniture of the Pilgrim Century, 1620-1720: Including Colonial Utensils and by Wallace Nutting (1921)
"The lowboy was bought not far from Boston. Eastern New England was very rich in ... The lowboy here is 29^ inches high; the frame is i8^2 by 3i^2 inches; ..."

2. Connecticut at the World's Fair: Report of the Commissioners from by Connecticut, Charles Phelps, Frank L. Wilcox, Joseph H. Vaill (1906)
"310 lowboy—mahogany with Spanish feet—1730-1750 311 CLAW AND BALL FOOT TIP TABLE— 1750 312 KETTLE DRUM, OAK BUREAU — Seventeenth Century 313 lowboy — maple ..."

3. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1905)
"... for a drop-front desk, $440 for a Hogarth chair settee, 8265 for a Chippendale lowboy, §260 for a Colonial sofa and $300 for six Colonial chairs. ..."

4. Colonial Furniture in America by Luke Vincent Lockwood (1921)
"... the lower part of which is a lowboy upon which is placed a slant-top desk with one long drawer. The inside is plain, with drawers and pigeon-holes. ..."

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