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  • n. Plural form of eggbox.


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  • A Derek is, in essence, a wonky pyramid of eggboxes sprayed gold then stood on casters, but the terror and exhilaration it provokes in viewers is quite spectacular.

    Grace Dent's TV OD

  • Linnea met up with some of her favourite minions and played madly; then the older kids went off to a philosophy discussion group and the younger ones made shakers with chickpeas and rice and plastic cups and eggboxes and elastic bands and sticky tape.


  • Assemble containers for making shakers for ERAPA on Friday - eggboxes, plastic tubs, not sure what else.

    To do

  • Losing myself in a dreamscape filled with stuffed toys, cardboard toilet rolls and eggboxes for a couple of hours was glorious escapism.


  • I've got eggboxes, empty washing up bottles, sticky back plastic...

    A Big Stick and a Small Carrot

  • I became a keen student of his phonology classes under the watchful eye of Tolkien's portrait; of Old and Middle English; and of phonetics under no less than Peter MacCarthy, whose Listening Lab was sound-proofed with eggboxes.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XII No 3

  • If you don’t mind some wacky interior design, eggboxes are very good for sound insulation, but you can also buy ondulating foam to put behind plasterboard.

    today, I


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