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 ?
Franklin's name inside her workbox. She had been surprised again, crying and looking at her deformed shoulder in the glass.
Oh, indeed I hope you may be happy, sir!' 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!'
Alec for the oatmeal diet when she saw a lovely ivory workbox; became resigned to the state of her belt when she found a pile of rainbow-coloured sashes; and when she came to some distractingly pretty bottles of attar of rose, she felt that they almost atoned for the great sin of thinking Phebe the finer girl of the two.
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.
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.
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.
"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."
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.
And to give their guests a taste of local culture, factory bosses borrowed original artworks by the Ashington Pitmen Painters from nearby Woodhorn Museum, and an original workbox filled with paints from the 1940s which was used to create one of the pictures.
In response, we developed our online HR and employment portal Brodies Workbox, to give clients 24/7 access to the latest advice, templates and tools that deal with peoplerelated issues.
The offices, three miles from Aston Manor Cider's production site in Aston, have been specially designed for the cider-maker by Workbox UK.