snuffbox

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snuff +‎ box

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snuffbox (plural snuffboxes)

  1. A small box or container to hold snuff or loose tobacco.
    • 1892 "He held out his snuffbox of old gold, with a great amethyst in the centre of the lid." — Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, A Case of Identity. [1]

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