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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 chest /ˈʧɛst/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 chest /ˈʧɛst/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chest n.
 1. A large box of wood, or other material, having, like a trunk, a lid, but no covering of skin, leather, or cloth.
    Heaps of money crowded in the chest.   --Dryden.
 2. A coffin. [Obs.]
    He is now dead and mailed in his cheste.   --Chaucer.
 3. The part of the body inclosed by the ribs and breastbone; the thorax.
 4. Com. A case in which certain goods, as tea, opium, etc., are transported; hence, the quantity which such a case contains.
 5. Mech. A tight receptacle or box, usually for holding gas, steam, liquids, etc.; as, the steam chest of an engine; the wind chest of an organ.
 Bomb chest, See under Bomb.
 Chest of drawers, a case or movable frame containing drawers.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chest v. i. [imp. & p. p. Chested.]
 1. To deposit in a chest; to hoard.
 2. To place in a coffin. [Obs.]
    He dieth and is chested.   --Gen. 1. 26 (heading).

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chest n.  Strife; contention; controversy. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the part of the human body between the neck and the
           diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
           [syn: thorax, pectus]
      2: box with a lid; used for storage; usually large and sturdy
      3: furniture with drawers for keeping clothes [syn: chest of
         drawers, bureau, dresser]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    (Heb. _'aron_, generally rendered "ark"), the coffer into which
    the contributions for the repair of the temple were put (2 Kings
    12:9, 10; 2 Chr. 24:8, 10, 11). In Gen. 50:26 it is rendered
    "coffin." In Ezek. 27:24 a different Hebrew word, _genazim_
    (plur.), is used. It there means "treasure-chests."