High chest comprising one chest on top of another, with seven or more full-width drawers and a top pair of half-width drawers. The top chest is generally slighlty narrower than the lower one. Tallboys, also known as chests-on-chests, were introduced in the early 18thC and derived from the chest-on-s...
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Tall'boy` noun 1. A kind of long-stemmed wineglass or cup. 2. 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 inch...
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• (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. • (n.)...
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(from the article `Wallis, Sir Barnes`) Wallis produced not only the dambuster bombs but also the 12,000-pound `Tallboy` and the 22,000-pound `Grand Slam` bombs. He was also responsible for ...
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[furniture] A tallboy is a piece of furniture incorporating a double chest of drawers and a wardrobe on top. A highboy is similar but consists of both upper and lower having drawers, many of which may not be doubled, and some of which were tripled. A lowboy, is a table-height set of drawers ...
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[bomb] The Tallboy or Bomb, Medium Capacity, 12,000 lb, was an earthquake bomb developed by the British aeronautical engineer Barnes Wallis and deployed by the RAF in 1944. It weighed five tons and, carried by the Avro Lancaster, was effective against hardened structures against which earlie...
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A tall chest with a larger chest of drawers that supports a slightly smaller chest.
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A tallboy is a double chest of drawers, placed one above the other, the upper chest usually being narrower and recessed. Tallboys were popular during the reign of Queen Anne.
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1) Bureau 2) Chest 3) Chest of drawers 4) Dresser 5) Highboy 6) Oversized beer can
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