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  • n. Plural form of pepperbox.

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Examples

  • The angles of this tower were each decorated with a turret, whimsically various in form and in size, and, therefore, very unlike the monotonous stone pepperboxes which, in modern Gothic architecture, are employed for the same purpose.

    Kenilworth

  • Then three or four western bad men aspired to clean out the town, were riddled like pepperboxes for their pains, and public interest turned to other idols.

    Chapter 4

  • What would be thought of a book-collector who took to standing inkstands or pepperboxes on the tops of his tallest volumes by way of adornment?

    The Ways of Men

  • At the corner there are little round towers, like pepperboxes, with sharp peaks.

    The Gold Of Fairnilee

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