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toolbox

[tool-boks]
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noun
  1. a box or case in which tools are kept.
  2. an attached mechanism, as on planing machines or lathes, that carries the cutting tools.

Origin of toolbox

First recorded in 1835–45; tool + box1
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n.

also tool-box, 1832, from tool (n.) + box (n.1).

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