workbox


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workbox

(ˈwɜːkbɒks)
n
(Knitting & Sewing) a container for sewing equipment
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.workbox - container for holding implements and materials for work (especially for sewing)
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
sewing basket - a workbasket in which sewing materials can be stored
Translations

workbox

[ˈwɜːkbɒks] N (Sew) → neceser m de costura

workbox

[ˈwɜːkˌbɒks] n (for sewing) → cofanetto da lavoro
References in classic literature ?
No, never: we might do what we pleased; ransack her desk and her workbox, and turn her drawers inside out; and she was so good- natured, she would give as anything we asked for.
Epanchin; "he will quarrel with you, and be off," and she drew her workbox towards her with an air of dignity, quite oblivious of the fact that the family was about to start for a walk in the park.
To change the theme, Dot did a little needlework--she carried the contents of a whole workbox in her pocket; however she contrived it, I don't know--then did a little nursing; then a little more needlework; then had a little whispering chat with May, while the old lady dozed; and so in little bits of bustle, which was quite her manner always, found it a very short afternoon.
Whether the deceased might not have been better off if he had emigrated in his bachelor days, was a question which his relict did not stop to consider; for Kate entered the room, with her workbox, in this stage of her reflections; and a much slighter interruption, or no interruption at all, would have diverted Mrs Nickleby's thoughts into a new channel at any time.
And she said it with such great condescension as well as with such great compassion for him, that Bounderby, - far more disconcerted than if she had thrown her workbox at the mirror, or swooned on the hearthrug, - corked up the smelling-salts tight in his pocket, and thought, 'Now confound this woman, who could have even guessed that she would take it in this way
A little pincushion, a little housewife, a little book, a little workbox, a little set of tables and weights and measures, and a little woman, all in one.
The offices, three miles from Aston Manor Cider's production site in Aston, have been specially designed for the cider-maker by Workbox UK.
The suite of offices, three miles from Aston Manor's production site in Aston, have been designed by Workbox UK.
We needed something that fit that specification, something like the 155 Mbps optical and MADI electrical SFPs we ended up using in the FiberPlex multiplexer and workbox units.
There was nothing inferior about this impressive 19th century two-handled workbox.
The country tumbled out before her like the contents of a lady's workbox, spools of green and silver and pale yellow, ribbed squares of brown stuff, a thread of crimson, a stab of silver, a round, polished gleam of mother of pearl.
Cath Kidston's craft accessories are too pretty to leave in a workbox, especially her felt flower pot cushion, pounds 6.