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English → English (gcide) Definition: Bomb chest Bomb \Bomb\, n. [F. bombe bombshell, fr. L. bombus a humming or buzzing noise, Gr. ?.] [1913 Webster] 1. A great noise; a hollow sound. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A pillar of iron . . . which if you had struck, would make . . . a great bomb in the chamber beneath. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mil.) A shell; esp. a spherical shell, like those fired from mortars. See Shell. [1913 Webster] 3. A bomb ketch. [1913 Webster] Bomb chest (Mil.), a chest filled with bombs, or only with gunpowder, placed under ground, to cause destruction by its explosion. Bomb ketch, Bomb vessel (Naut.), a small ketch or vessel, very strongly built, on which mortars are mounted to be used in naval bombardments; -- called also mortar vessel . Bomb lance, a lance or harpoon with an explosive head, used in whale fishing. Volcanic bomb, a mass of lava of a spherical or pear shape. “I noticed volcanic bombs.” --Darwin. [1913 Webster] Chest \Chest\ (ch[e^]st), n. [OE. chest, chist, AS. cest, cist, cyst, L. cista, fr. Gr. ki`sth. Cf. Cist, Cistern.] 1. A large box of wood, or other material, having, like a trunk, a lid, but no covering of skin, leather, or cloth. [1913 Webster] Heaps of money crowded in the chest. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. A coffin. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] He is now dead and mailed in his cheste. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 3. The part of the body inclosed by the ribs and breastbone; the thorax. [1913 Webster] 4. (Com.) A case in which certain goods, as tea, opium, etc., are transported; hence, the quantity which such a case contains. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] Bomb chest, See under Bomb. Chest of drawers, a case or movable frame containing drawers. [1913 Webster]

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