Definition of workbox in English:


Syllabification: work·box
Pronunciation: /ˈwərkˌbäks


  • A portable box used for storing or holding tools and materials for activities such as sewing.
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    • The mother, never idle, lays her workbox aside and throws her sewing work over the arm of her chair to listen solicitously as her daughter recites a passage from the Bible.
    • Of these, eleven are tea caddies, ranging in width from 6 1/2 to 8 3/4 inches; four are workboxes, and one smaller example is thought to have been for jewelry.
    • He remembered Jenny searching her workbox in vain.

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