Origin of snuffbox
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"For Richard," he acknowledged, closing his snuffbox with a snap.Mistress Wilding
That great personage tapped his Louis-Quinze snuffbox with some impatience.
Then one passed his snuffbox round, each taking a pinch of snuff.
He bade us in, we were made welcome, and the snuffbox was passed around.
The old man rose from his chair, laying his snuffbox on the table by him.The King's Mirror
- a container, often of elaborate ornamental design, for holding small quantities of snuff