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breadbox

[bred-boks]
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  1. an airtight, or nearly airtight, boxlike container, as of metal or plastic, for storing bread and other baked goods to keep them fresh.
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Origin of breadbox

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Examples from the Web for breadbox

Historical Examples

  • Susan said, contentedly, as she ransacked the breadbox for crumbs.

    Saturday's Child

    Kathleen Norris

  • 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.