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- n. A toolbox.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A box for holding instruments or materials for work.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A box used by women to hold their materials for sewing and the needlework itself when not too bulky.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. container for holding implements and materials for work (especially for sewing)
Under the generic term of "workbox" the curios of the household associated with the industrial handiwork of former days may well be reviewed.
The stool turned into a workbox, looking glass, desk and small set of drawers.
Eugenie sewed without raising her head, and did not use the workbox which Charles had despised the night before.
“I have something for you, Star,” Sharkey said, and he reached into the workbox he kept nearby.
He produced the required knight and got up from the ottoman, every muscle of his body straining towards the workbox on the drum table.
Her eyes were on Harry, then she turned aside to set down the workbox.
But his eye fell upon the workbox on the drum table beside the window.
She closed the lid of the workbox as she rose to give him her hand.
She sat beside the fire and took up her workbox, preparing to finish sewing the braided trim on a sleeveless velvet jacket designed to accompany the new walking dress Claire had made for her.
One thimble remained in the workbox, the other in his pocket, and Nell was very wide-awake.