- an airtight, or nearly airtight, boxlike container, as of metal or plastic, for storing bread and other baked goods to keep them fresh.
Origin of breadbox
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Examples from the Web for breadbox
Susan said, contentedly, as she ransacked the breadbox for crumbs.Saturday's Child
He covered the kettle of potatoes and left them on the table, and put the biscuits in the breadbox.Double Challenge
James Arthur Kjelgaard
Suspend a shelf, breadbox or rack with wire around which is tied a piece of cotton cloth, saturated with a mineral oil.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2