Definition of Pencil box

1. Noun. A box for holding pencils.

Exact synonyms: Pencil Case
Generic synonyms: Box



Definition of Pencil box

1. Noun. An object purposed to contain different stationery like pencil, rubber, correction fluid, etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pencil Box

pence
pencel
pencell
pencells
pencels
pencentric
pences
penchant
penchants
penciclovir
pencil-neck
pencil-necked
pencil-necks
pencil-pusher
pencil box (current term)
pencil boxes
pencil case
pencil cases
pencil cedar
pencil cedar tree
pencil crayon
pencil crayons
pencil eraser
pencil in
pencil lead
pencil pleat
pencil pusher

Literary usage of Pencil box

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1. Object lessons and how to give them by George Ricks (1883)
"A SLATE-pencil box. THE teacher may have on the table any other small boxes* for comparison and illustration. Teacher [holding the box before the.class] ..."

2. First Year in French by Louis Charles Syms (1895)
"I open a pencil box ; what am I doing ? You open a pencil box. Do I open a pencil box? Yes, you open a pencil box. Open a window ; what are you doing ? ..."

3. The Stone-Millis Arithmetics by John Charles Stone, James Franklin Millis (1914)
"A pencil and a penholder ? 2. An eraser and a tablet ? 3. A ruler and a pencil box ? 4. A penholder and a bottle of ink ? 5. A blank book and a pencil box? ..."

4. The Stone-Millis Arithmetics by John Charles Stone (1915)
"A pencil and a penholder ? 2. An eraser and a tablet ? 3. A ruler and a pencil box ? 4. A penholder and a bottle of ink ? s. A blank book and a pencil box? ..."

5. Elementary Lessons in English for Home and School Use by Nelly Lloyd Knox Heath (1881)
"Tr. How many of you think that we might call the pencil, box, knife, etc. things ? — HR — Tr. Yes, they are things. Who can think of another word which we ..."

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