breadbox

[ bred-boks ]
/ ˈbrɛdˌbɒks /
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noun

an airtight, or nearly airtight, boxlike container, as of metal or plastic, for storing bread and other baked goods to keep them fresh.

Origin of breadbox

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for breadbox

  • 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.

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

    Saturday's Child|Kathleen Norris