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pouncet box

Line breaks: poun|cet box
Pronunciation: /ˈpaʊnsɪt

Definition of pouncet box in English:


A small box with a perforated lid used for holding a substance impregnated with perfume.


late 16th century: perhaps originally erroneously from pounced (= perforated) box.

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