low boy


noun U.S. Furniture.
a low chest of drawers on short legs, resembling the lower part of a highboy.

1705–15; low1 + boy

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lowboy (ˈləʊˌbɔɪ)
(US), (Canadian) a table fitted with drawers

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Word Origin & History

"chest of drawers on short legs," 1899, from low (adj.) + Fr. bois "wood" (see bush).
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