Definition of Pepperboxes

1. Noun. (plural of pepperbox) ¹

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Definition of Pepperboxes

1. pepperbox [n] - See also: pepperbox

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pepperboxes

pepper mill
pepper mills
pepper pot
pepper pots
pepper root
pepper sauce
pepper shaker
pepper shakers
pepper shrub
pepper spray
pepper steak
pepper syndrome
pepper tree
pepper vine
pepperboxes (current term)
peppercorn rent
peppered steak

Literary usage of Pepperboxes

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1. The Call of the Wild by Jack London (1903)
"Then three or four western bad men aspired to clean out the town, were riddled like pepperboxes for their pains, and public interest turned to other idols. ..."

2. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1836)
"... the little pepperboxes, the little broken outlines and minute windows may be all admirable in their way: all we regret is, that the finest site in ..."

3. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"Not but that there are a score under the old pepperboxes in Trafalgar Square as fine as the best here. I don't care for any Raphael here as much as our own ..."

4. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1826)
"... goes regularly through his task; touches, of course, on the ' pavilion,' which, of course, he terms ' a collection of. stone pumpkins and pepperboxes. ..."

5. Studies of a Biographer by Leslie Stephen (1907)
"She was to make a fortune by selling pin-cushions and pepperboxes to the natives of that remote region, whom he must apparently have supposed to be in the ..."

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