hope chest

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chest for storage of clothing (trousseau) and household goods in anticipation of marriage

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A broken crayon of blue, for a picture he drew of me which I'll always adore, I've kept everything, that reminds me of him, safe in the bottom drawer.
End-of-season dinners can often resemble party political broadcasts, delving deep into the bottom drawer to salvage 60 seconds worth of footage for a highlights film and offering promises of jam tomorrow.
Given her party's recent performance, she may well have done most of it already and will, when she manages to find two minutes to kick her heels off, pull out a battle-plan from her bottom drawer marked "Open after landslide".
The second discovery was the impressivelyproduced guide to the 2014/15 season by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, which was nestling in the bottom drawer of my desk.
The second discovery was the impressively-produced guide to the 2014/15 season by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, which was nestling in the bottom drawer of my desk.
They must be in warehouses, or on store shelves, or maybe in somebody's bottom drawer!"
Store it in the bottom drawer of your refrigerator, which is usually the coldest part of your fridge, but never freeze it.
Yesterday I finished that huge proposal, and today I got right back in the saddle and organized all my bobbleheads!" If we're not careful, Knaus warned, we can easily wind up "living life in the bottom drawer."
In the 80s, I reckon every boy knew a teacher who always kept one stashed in his bottom drawer. Aye, I used to love a scud book.
A note at the end of this intriguing book calls it an 'environmental fable' and tells us that it was tucked away in Gary's bottom drawer until 'Ross's illustrator eye and magic fingers brought [it] to life.' We can be grateful to both true artists and to Penguin for giving us such a unique quality publication.
It was only later in that week I had the courage to venture into my bottom drawer and pull out the synopsis of his autobiography, together with the first couple of chapters.
The bottom drawer boasts deluxe sizes of Tarte's most coveted products: Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush in new shades Glory (shimmering peach) and Starlet (shimmering rose), Park Avenue Princess Mineral Powder Bronzer and Provocateur Amazonian Clay Shimmering Powder in Rose.
West Countr y Andrew King Rainy Champion (2.10 Ludlow, nap) Has looked limited over hurdles, but drops to the bottom drawer and thought capable of getting his head in front if putting his best foot forward.
THEY might be the fairer sex but when it comes to storage, women are winning the battle for the bottom drawer.
"This story had been sitting unnoticed in a pile of manuscripts, I guess in a bottom drawer, and I don't think anybody fully understood what it was," said Tony Summerfield of the Enid Blyton Society.