High"boy`, n. 1. One who lives high; also, in politics, a highflyer.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
2. A kind of tall chest of drawers, with drawers up to near or above eye level and fouyr legs at the base; it is often divided into lower and upper sections, with the lower section somewhat wider than the upper; also called a
[U. S.] "Mahogany highboys glittering with brass handles."
K. L. Bates.
[Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]
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