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toolbox

[ tool-boks ]
/ ˈtulˌbɒks /
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noun

a box or case in which tools are kept.
an attached mechanism, as on planing machines or lathes, that carries the cutting tools.

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Origin of toolbox

First recorded in 1835–45; tool + box1
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