It might be said to correspond somewhat to the old custom of offering the snuffbox.
His snuffbox was silver, and on it in gold were the king's arms.
That great personage tapped his Louis-Quinze snuffbox with some impatience.
I can not ever take snuff again out of a snuffbox like that.
The Colonel put up his snuffbox and brushed a grain from his ruffles.
You know N— N— received a snuffbox with the portrait last year?
He withdrew a snuffbox from his semi-clerical vest pocket, and thoughtfully tapped it with a forefinger.
"For Richard," he acknowledged, closing his snuffbox with a snap.
"To search far," he said, turning back the skirt of his coat to get at his snuffbox.
He bade us in, we were made welcome, and the snuffbox was passed around.