American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A small box for pills.
- n. A woman's small hat with upright sides and a flat crown.
- n. A low-roofed concrete emplacement for a machine gun or antitank gun.
- n. a small round woman's hat
- n. a small enclosed gun emplacement (usually of fortified concrete)
- n. a small case for holding pills
“She complains in pillbox about not being able to sit down and her hands getting clammy.”
“This little princess was taken to a rather special old pillbox which is being kitted out as a Hilton for Bats.”
“Even though hospitals legally need to dispense medications from their own pharmacy through their own personnel, the pillbox is a great help to make sure the sick person doesn’t miss any pills while waiting to be processed into a room.”
“On three of my assignments (one involving 48 hours in a very cramped "pillbox" watchtower), the commanding officers were 19-year-old girls.”
“In a two-year experiment at Fort Collins, he collected the emissions using static vented chambers, similar to small "pillbox" structures placed over the soil.”
“My patent leather overnight case like a black pillbox”
“The study found many parents lacked a calendar, pillbox, chalkboard or other reminder tool.”
“She's wearing a long emerald green dress and a reddish brown pillbox hat.”
“Kennedy continued with the suggestion despite Terenzio's protests, proposing that they "have her in a pillbox hat, sitting on a stack of books.”
“This is a car that's legally a motorbike, opens up like a pillbox and comes with the warning that in moderate winds or at speeds above 30 mph it can get "blown about.”
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