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medicine chest

noun
1.
a small chest or cupboard for storing medicines, bandages, etc
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  • She suddenly remembered about the medicine chest and gave a preliminary yell.

  • I went into the spare cabin where the medicine chest was kept to prepare two doses.

    The Shadow-Line Joseph Conrad
  • It has been hinted, too, that a conductor worth his salt would have filled up interstices of the medicine chest with toothbrushes.

    It Happened in Egypt C. N. Williamson
  • Once we were settled, there was the usual run on the medicine chest.

    Southern Arabia Theodore Bent
  • Out of his medicine chest in the corner, the little Doctor brought the tiny vials.

    The Conquest Eva Emery Dye
  • And he had made a chemist who was saving a medicine chest and a few instruments.

    Castellinaria Henry Festing Jones
  • If he had had something stronger in his medicine chest it would have saved him much trouble and danger.

    Walking Shadows Alfred Noyes
  • The captains got a medicine chest and bandages, but we have no doctor.

  • Although my medicine chest had been furnished upon a liberal scale, it proved totally inadequate to the casualties of battle.

    Queen Sheba's Ring H. Rider Haggard
  • For several days she studied the poison labels in the Judson medicine chest.

    Mountain Clement Wood

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