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musical box

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Definition of musical box in English:

noun

British
A small box which plays a tune when the lid is opened.
Example sentences
  • But a musician is not a musical box, he is a human being; he must always have something to say.
  • In the final scene, he absently opens a musical box.
  • As a toddler I got one of those wind-up musical boxes that played ‘Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head’, this has therefore, given the fact that I had a relatively happy childhood, ended up as one of those songs I love and which makes me smile.

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