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snuffbox

[snuhf-boks] /ˈsnʌfˌbɒks/
noun
1.
a box for holding snuff, especially one small enough to be carried in the pocket.
Origin of snuffbox
1680-1690
First recorded in 1680-90; snuff1 + box1
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snuffbox

/ˈsnʌfˌbɒks/
noun
1.
a container, often of elaborate ornamental design, for holding small quantities of snuff
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Word Origin and History for snuff-box
n.

1680s, from snuff (n.) + box (n.1).

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