a tablet made of bone, wood, etc., and covered with wax, used by the ancients for writing with a stylus.
- Sometimes waxed tab·let [wakst-tab-lit] /ˈwækst ˈtæb lɪt/ .
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How to use wax tablet in a sentence
In the schools the wax-tablet supplied the place of the slate, and in daily life was a substitute for our note-book.Quintus Claudius, Volume 1 of 2 | Ernst Eckstein
When she was twelve, her friend Mr. Albert H. Munsell, the artist, let her experiment with a wax tablet and a stylus.Story of My Life | Helen Keller
It is true a wax tablet with writing has been found; yet this contains—receipts of auctions.Italy, the Magic Land | Lilian Whiting
A slave was reading to him from a roll, and he was taking notes on a wax tablet.Callias | Alfred John Church
Perhaps he would not have read it at all if it had been written on an ordinary wax tablet.Roads from Rome | Anne C. E. Allinson