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pepperbox

[pep-er-boks] /ˈpɛp ərˌbɒks/
noun
1.
a small box with perforations in the top, for sprinkling pepper.
Also called pepper pot.
Origin of pepperbox
1540-1550
First recorded in 1540-50; pepper + box1
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