noun Chiefly British.
Origin of musical box
Examples from the Web for musical box
Anne-Marie was a musical-box, ten years old, with yellow hair, whom he had wanted to get hold of for the last six months.The Devourers|Annie Vivanti Chartres
Never mind, Uncle Joe, Charley's going to mend the musical-box.
Mr. Thoreau has twice listened to the music of the spheres, which, for our private convenience, we have packed into a musical-box.Passages From The American Notebooks, Volume 2|Nathaniel Hawthorne
"Charley's coming in later; he's going to mend Aunt Anne's musical-box," was Mrs. Bindle's next announcement.
Is it, for example, quite impossible to supply them with that not uninteresting development of the musical-box—the megaphone?The Siege of Mafeking (1900)|J. Angus Hamilton.