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chest

1. 
a. the front part of the trunk from the neck to the belly
b. (as modifier): a chest cold
2. a sealed container or reservoir for a gas
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The new Scandinavian airport-style Ascot no longer has atmosphere, though you meet the occasional green velvet-clad pensioner bearing a chestful of combat medals who remembers you from the Boer War; it suffers, as Harriman said of President Eisenhower, 'from delusions of adequacy', though if you are sufficiently well-heeled to afford a box, you can have a very good time.
I knew what he was thinking - he's better at it than me; doesn't want to have a chestful of puppies and fears that I'd get carried away with the beading.
A kid who would go on to be awarded a chestful of medals, including the coveted Silver Star for bravery, presented to him by Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal.
Among those in the parade was ex-sailor and submariner Les Sheppard, aged 85, who was sporting a chestful of medals including the Distinguished Service Medal as well as the Greek Medal of Honour for his part in the Battle of Crete.
They claimed a chestful of credits including the Division Two league title, promotion and plenty of plaudits in a fine championship run.
Heeding the call, Sergeant York renders unto Caesar and is richly rewarded with a chestful of medals, a ticker-tape parade, and a coveted piece of farmland.
Tall, slender and silver-haired, with a chestful of medals, Eberhart looks like someone straight out of Central Casting.
If medals were given out for hypocrisy and insincerity the FA would have a chestful.
But this brings me to my purpose, to my one complaint about Harvard, to the one tin slug that I have found amid a chestful of treasure.
Towards the end of his life, he no longer bothered to dress up the Communism of the nomenklatura with any ideology, awarding himself palaces and racehorse studs and yachts, as well as a chestful of medals on a fancy uniform which Hermann Goering might have coveted.