Lowboy Low"boy`, n. A chest of drawers not more than four feet high; -- applied commonly to the lower half of a tallboy from which the upper half has been removed. [U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • lowboy — chest of drawers on short legs, 1891, a hybrid from LOW (Cf. low) (adj.) + Fr. bois wood (see BUSH (Cf. bush)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • lowboy — ☆ lowboy [lōboi΄] n. [ LOW1 + BOY ] a chest of drawers mounted on short legs to about the height of a table …   English World dictionary

  • Lowboy — For a trailer that has two drops in the deck to get low to the ground, see Lowboy (trailer). A lowboy. A lowboy is a small table with one or two rows of drawers, so called in contradistinction to the tallboy or highboy chest of drawers. Both were …   Wikipedia

  • lowboy — /loh boy /, n. U.S. Furniture. a low chest of drawers on short legs, resembling the lower part of a highboy. [1705 15; LOW1 + BOY] * * * ▪ furniture       antiquarian term for a small dressing table with four or six legs and two or three drawers …   Universalium

  • lowboy — noun Date: circa 1891 a chest or side table about three feet (one meter) high with drawers and usually with cabriole legs …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lowboy — noun /ˈləʊbɔɪ/ A low chest of drawers. Puffing rhythmically, Jones set one of his beautiful dragon entwined flambeaux on the low boy with the gleaming drinks [...] …   Wiktionary

  • lowboy — n. low chest of drawers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lowboy — noun N. Amer. a low chest or table with drawers …   English new terms dictionary

  • lowboy — low•boy [[t]ˈloʊˌbɔɪ[/t]] n. fur a low chest of drawers on legs • Etymology: 1705–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • Lowboy — F/A/V A heavy duty rolling stand, usually with a combo head, but without the height of a highboy . (Grip/Lighting) …   Audio and video glossary

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