Etymology
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highboy (n.)

also high-boy, "tall chest of drawers," 1891, American English (see tallboy); a hybrid, the second element is from French bois "wood" (see bush (n.)).

updated on July 14, 2015

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Definitions of highboy from WordNet

highboy (n.)
a tall chest of drawers divided into two sections and supported on four legs;
Synonyms: tallboy
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.