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  • n. Plural form of breadbox.


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  • Roewe agrees with Vulcan and the city that the current zoning in South Lake Union has led to "breadboxes" - low-level buildings that fill entire blocks.

    The Seattle Times

  • Fitting people into these "breadboxes" allows for a denser, energy efficient future.

    Oh Ballard, I’m So Sorry « PubliCola

  • Ballot boxes that should be under lock and key have been converted to breadboxes at roadside stands.

    Georgianne Nienaber: Haiti: Is Empathy the Road to Truth and Understanding?

  • He was serious, but the audience cracked up—making breadboxes the new reference point for three-dimensional size.

    The Best American Poetry 2010

  • Wilma read the pamphlet and developed breasts the size of breadboxes.

    Smart Dragons, Foolish Elves

  • There, young waitresses in hairnets and starched scalloped aprons stood waiting, ready to circulate with cut-glass dishes of relish or warm Parker House rolls extracted from heated breadboxes slung over their shoulders.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Imagine eight 550-horsepower noisy breadboxes that in one instant can be still but two seconds later can reach 60 miles an hour.

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  • He held up a binder the size of two breadboxes that he said contained copies of email messages and other documents that showed Goldman had put its own interests first.

    The Times of India

  • They were larger than that -- think about breadboxes or so in terms of maybe size. - News

  • While the West was tinkering with its crops to grow allegedly environmentally friendly fuel for our automobile obsession, the nation that takes the long view was snapping up long-term leases on the world's breadboxes. rss feed


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