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sea chest

noun, Nautical
1.
a fitting in a hull below the water line, for admitting or discharging water.
2.
a chest for the personal belongings of a sailor.
Origin
1660-1670
1660-70
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British Dictionary definitions for sea chest

sea chest

noun
1.
a usually large firm chest used by a sailor for storing personal property
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