wax tablet

[ waks-tab-lit ]
/ ˈwæks ˌtæb lɪt /

noun

a tablet made of bone, wood, etc., and covered with wax, used by the ancients for writing with a stylus.

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Sometimes waxed tab·let [wakst-tab-lit] /ˈwækst ˈtæb lɪt/ .

Origin of wax tablet

First recorded in 1800–10
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for wax tablet

  • In the schools the wax-tablet supplied the place of the slate, and in daily life was a substitute for our note-book.