English version

tallboy in Furniture topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtallboytall‧boy /ˈtɔːlbɔɪ $ ˈtɒːl-/ noun [countable]  British EnglishDHF a tall piece of wooden furniture with several drawers
Examples from the Corpus
tallboyPhotographs, ornaments jammed anyhow on to whatever might accommodate them; furniture, chairs and tallboys that seemed to fight for space.He looked into the wardrobes and through the drawers in the dressing-table and tallboy.Upstairs, Sergeant Joe noticed the partly open drawer in his tallboy.There was a pre-war bed and a prewar tallboy and a pre-war wardrobe and patterned lino on the floor.His head reminded Mrs Price of her old pomander stuck with cloves, forgotten in some pungent tallboy.On the tallboy was an inkstand with four wells, a squat bottle of ink in each.