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ice chest

an insulated, boxlike container that can be filled with ice and used to cool beverages, preserve food, etc.
Origin of ice chest
1835-45, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • And above and beyond all these joys we had recently made an ice-chest.

  • They had an ice-chest on board, and Mr. Eng had replenished it at Simujan.

    Four Young Explorers Oliver Optic
  • It had trickled on top of the ice-chest and by following a groove in the lid, managed to force an entry inside.

    The Woodcraft Girls at Camp Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • Put plain boiled Brussels sprouts into the ice-chest to get cold.

  • Wonder they didn't make an ice-chest or a sewing-machine out of it!

    The Crimson Sweater Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Set away to cool, and when cold, bottle and place in the ice-chest.

    The Art of Entertaining M. E. W. Sherwood
  • There's plenty to eat in the ice-chest and you must wait on yourself.

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter Joseph C. Lincoln
  • During the month of March I built an ice-chest for this summer.

    Remarks Bill Nye
  • I had to jump below to the ice-chest; Auber seemed to have fainted.

  • There is actually a glow of heat around that ice-chest that I don't notice elsewhere.

    Remarks Bill Nye

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