snuffbox


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snuff·box

 (snŭf′bŏks′)
n.
A small, often decorated box with a hinged lid, used for carrying snuff.

snuffbox

(ˈsnʌfˌbɒks)
n
(Antiques) a container, often of elaborate ornamental design, for holding small quantities of snuff

snuff•box

(ˈsnʌfˌbɒks)

n.
a box for holding snuff, esp. one small enough to be carried in the pocket.
[1680–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snuffbox - a small ornamental box for carrying snuff in your pocketsnuffbox - a small ornamental box for carrying snuff in your pocket
box - a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
Translations

snuffbox

[ˈsnʌfbɒks] Ncaja f de rapé, tabaquera f

snuffbox

nSchnupftabakdose f, → Tabatiere f (geh)

snuffbox

[ˈsnʌfˌbɒks] ntabacchiera
References in classic literature ?
Why can't the widow get back her silver snuffbox that was stole?
He held out his snuffbox of old gold, with a great amethyst in the centre of the lid.
The countess reflected a moment and took a pinch from a gold snuffbox with her husband's portrait on it.
But, one morning, he walked into the bar, and taking out his snuffbox, says "Chickweed, I've found out who done this here robbery.
Among the dead mussels was the Pennsylvania endangered snuffbox mussel.
A LARGE gold necklace, a Cartier snuffbox and a quantity of rings were among the best selling items at a police auction.
That donation, which includes Davy Crockett's bullet pouch, Jim Bowie's sword and Sam Houston's snuffbox, helped spark lawmakers' interest in increasing the landmark's funding, according to Senate Finance Chairwoman Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound.
537, "Coronation"] at court; the following day, Wednesday, the 15th, in the morning, I received a very pretty snuffbox.
Pain within the ulnar snuffbox is not a reliable predictor of DRUJ arthritis.
And if that's not enough to lure you out, the event is hosted by comedian Shaun Connolly and features music by Sawmill, Snuffbox and Jon Short.