Welsh dresser

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English[edit]

An empty Welsh dresser

Noun[edit]

Welsh dresser (plural Welsh dressers)

  1. A piece of furniture used to store and display crockery. [from 19th c.]
    • 1976, Angela Carter, ‘The Mother Lode’, in Shaking a Leg, Vintage 2013, p. 14:
      They furnished the house with mahogany sideboard, leather settee, oak Welsh-dresser – handsome furniture […].