breadbox
breadbox read"box` n. a container used to store breads or cake, to keep them fresh.

Syn: bread-bin. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • breadbox — [bred′bäks΄] n. a container in which bread, pastry, etc. is put to help keep it fresh …   English World dictionary

  • Breadbox — A breadbox, also called a bread bin, particularly in British English, is a container for storing bread and other baked goods to keep them fresh. They were a common household kitchen item until bread started being made commercially with food… …   Wikipedia

  • breadbox — [[t]bre̱dbɒks[/t]] breadboxes also bread box N COUNT A breadbox is the same as a bread bin. [AM] …   English dictionary

  • breadbox — /bred boks /, n. an airtight, or nearly airtight, boxlike container, as of metal or plastic, for storing bread and other baked goods to keep them fresh. [BREAD + BOX] * * * …   Universalium

  • breadbox — noun A container for storing bread or other baked goods to keep them fresh …   Wiktionary

  • breadbox — bread|box [ˈbredbɔks US ba:ks] n a ↑bread bin …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • breadbox — bread|box [ bred,baks ] noun count a container used for storing bread …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • breadbox — n. container or bin for storing bread to keep it fresh …   English contemporary dictionary

  • breadbox — noun (C) AmE a breadbin …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • breadbox — bread•box [[t]ˈbrɛdˌbɒks[/t]] n. cvb an airtight or nearly airtight container for storing bread and other baked goods to keep them fresh …   From formal English to slang

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