snuffbox [snuf′bäks΄]
a small box for holding snuff

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  • Snuffbox — Snuff box , n. A small box for carrying snuff about the person. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snuffbox — UK [ˈsnʌfˌbɒks] / US [ˈsnʌfˌbɑks] noun [countable] Word forms snuffbox : singular snuffbox plural snuffboxes a small container for snuff …   English dictionary

  • snuffbox — /snuf boks /, n. a box for holding snuff, esp. one small enough to be carried in the pocket. [1680 90; SNUFF1 + BOX1] * * * ▪ ornament box  small, usually ornamented box for holding snuff (a scented, powdered tobacco). The practice of sniffing or …   Universalium

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  • snuffbox bean — noun 1. : a sea bean that is the large seed of a tropical liana 2. : a plant (Entada phaseoloides or E. scandens) bearing the snuffbox bean and having tough ropy stems, pinnate leaves ending in a tendril, small spicate flowers, and gigantic sword …   Useful english dictionary

  • Snuffbox, anatomical — A hollow seen on the radial aspect (the thumbside) of the dorsum (the back) of the wrist when the thumb is extended fully. The reason that it is called the anatomical snuffbox is that snuff (powdered tobacco) could be put there and then inhaled …   Medical dictionary

  • snuffbox — noun Date: circa 1673 a small box for holding snuff usually carried about the person …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • snuffbox — noun A small box or container to hold snuff or loose tobacco …   Wiktionary

  • snuffbox — See anatomic s …   Medical dictionary

  • snuffbox — snuff|box [ snʌf,baks ] noun count a small container for snuff …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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