Snuffbox
Snuffbox Snuff"box`, n. A small box for carrying snuff about the person. [1913 Webster]

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  • snuffbox — [snuf′bäks΄] n. a small box for holding snuff …   English World dictionary

  • snuffbox — UK [ˈsnʌfˌbɒks] / US [ˈsnʌfˌbɑks] noun [countable] Word forms snuffbox : singular snuffbox plural snuffboxes a small container for snuff …   English dictionary

  • snuffbox — /snuf boks /, n. a box for holding snuff, esp. one small enough to be carried in the pocket. [1680 90; SNUFF1 + BOX1] * * * ▪ ornament box  small, usually ornamented box for holding snuff (a scented, powdered tobacco). The practice of sniffing or …   Universalium

  • snuffbox — noun Date: circa 1673 a small box for holding snuff usually carried about the person …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • snuffbox — noun A small box or container to hold snuff or loose tobacco …   Wiktionary

  • snuffbox — See anatomic s …   Medical dictionary

  • snuffbox — snuff|box [ snʌf,baks ] noun count a small container for snuff …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • snuffbox — n. small box in which powdered tobacco is kept …   English contemporary dictionary

  • snuffbox — noun a small ornamental box for holding snuff …   English new terms dictionary

  • snuffbox — snuff•box [[t]ˈsnʌfˌbɒks[/t]] n. a box for holding snuff, esp. one small enough to be carried in the pocket • Etymology: 1680–90 …   From formal English to slang

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