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wax tablet

[ waks-tab-lit ]
/ ˈwæks ˌtæb lɪt /
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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
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