iron-bound chest

1) A strong chest bound with iron, often for the safe-keeping of valuable items, especially title deeds.

1433 unam cistam circumligatum cum ferro in qua esse solebant argentea vasa mea, et unum quylte optimum, York

1437 Item, a kyste bunden with iren, York

1511 j le yronebonekiste, Beckwithshaw

1567 iij iron bun chestes, Well.

spellings iron-bound kist
dates 1433 1437 1511 1567

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