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part of speech: noun

A chest or coffer: a large floating vessel: a large, flat boat used on some of the western rivers of the United States, to transport merchandise.

part of speech: noun

Among the anc. Jews, an oblong chest or case in which were deposited the two tables of the law, and over which was the mercy- seat; a chest; a vessel; the large ship that was a place of safety to Noah and his family at the Flood; a shelter.

part of speech: noun

A chest; the oblong box containing the tables of the Law, in the Jewish Tabernacle and Temple.- Exod. xxv., 1 Kings viii; the ship in which Noah and his family remained during the Deluge.- Gen. vi; hence, a place of safety or refuge.

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An apartment leading into the principal room; an outer room where persons wait for an interview. ...

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