1) Originally a safe for meat, but then a chest or travelling trunk for valuables.
1402 vj Cardvoiaunce, a casket, Skipton
1444 a peir of the best gardevians, York
1451 Item unum gardevyent, York
1487 the gardewyans and trussing coffers of the Lord Clifford was taken of the brig ... and had unto the other partie, York
1562 Towe gardivrance, xs [sic], Thrintoft
1567 a gardyvyaunce xs, Richmond.