bottom drawer—the collection of articles for the home that a girl gathers before she gets married:
- I got some lovely towels at the sale, mum. I can’t make up my mind whether to start using them or put them in my bottom drawer.
top drawer —(coll.) the upper ranks of society:
- I don’t know anything about art, and I haven’t met any grand people. I’m not what he calls out of the top drawer.