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?
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." "Have you?" said Chickweed.
"Snuffbox," said Jo, in a sepulchral tone, which convulsed the audience.
He held out his snuffbox of old gold, with a great amethyst in the centre of the lid.
Bands performing at the festival included Malinky, Dowally, Breabach, Steph Geremia, Gnoss and Duncan Chisholm, as well as Three Tree Tribe, Snuffbox, Trad Music Session and more.
The Imperial Snuffbox It may be small, but with every inch of this spectacular snuffbox decorated opulently, it packs a visual punch.
Mussels in French Creek that are listed under the Endangered Species Act include: northern riffleshell (Epioblasma torulosa rangiana: G2; S2), snuffbox (Epioblasma triquetra: G3; S2), clubshell (Pleurobema clava: G2; S2), and rayed bean (Vilosa fabalis: G1G2; S1S2).
And while there are many challenges to realizing the full vision for the Grand River restoration plan, one tiny though significant concern has been successfully addressed --federally endangered snuffbox mussels (Epioblasma triquetra) occur within the project area, but partners have a plan in place to safeguard these animals.
The event highlights included the inauguration ceremony of an exhibition of three Russian national treasures: a late 18th century sabre presented by Empress Catherine II to Count Alexey Orlov-Chesmensky, a snuffbox with a famous portrait of Catherine, and a Hispano-Moresque style ceramic vase featuring Arabic inscriptions alongside the Russian imperial emblem.
I'm tempted to take a snuffbox to the inn, just to see where they stick me.
The snuffbox arteriovenous fstula for vascular access.