What is a snuffbox?

What is a snuffbox? Here are some definitions.

  1. A small box or container to hold snuff or loose tobacco.
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In 1834, a snuffbox was presented to Thomas Braidwood Wilson, for introducing honeybees into Tasmania.
I can not ever take snuff again out of a snuffbox like that.
Another example of the English rococo style promoted by Moser is the snuffbox recently promised to the Museum.
In addition to the chatelaine, a fan and a snuffbox were among the bibelots often carried by members of society.
If you are not an insider, the Qing Dynasty snuffbox or the old watch might just be an archaized article produced last year.
Thus do not drop a banknote into the collection plate, but a silk handkerchief or small silver snuffbox.

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