need DARE pairs

Victoria Neufeldt vneufeldt at M-W.COM
Wed Jun 28 21:15:14 UTC 2000

I would consider 'bureau' and 'chest of drawers' synonymous; a dresser has a
mirror and is generally lower, according to the usage I grew up with (well,
we didn't use 'bureau' much, if at all, but I know the term).

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU]On Behalf
> Of A. Vine
> Sent: Friday, June 23, 2000 3:32 PM
> Subject: Re: need DARE pairs
> As for bureau/dresser, I would add chest-of-drawers.
> Andrea
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