ditty box

ditty box
a small box used like a ditty bag.
[1880-85; Amer.]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • Ditty-box — Dit ty box , n. A small box to hold a sailor s thread, needless, comb, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ditty box — noun Date: circa 1880 a box used for the same purpose as a ditty bag …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ditty-box — /ˈdɪti bɒks/ (say ditee boks) noun a small box used as a ditty bag …   Australian-English dictionary

  • ditty box — n. toiletry bag used by sailors and soldiers; photographer s accessory bag …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ditty box — …   Useful english dictionary

  • ditty bag — (also ditty box) noun a receptacle for odds and ends, especially one used by sailors or fishermen. Origin C19: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • ditty-bag — n. (also ditty box) a sailor s or fisherman s receptacle for odds and ends. Etymology: 19th c.: orig. unkn …   Useful english dictionary

  • ditty bag — (or box) n. [< ? obs. dutty, coarse calico, orig. Anglo Ind, prob. < Hindi dhōtī, loincloth] a small bag (or box) used as by sailors for holding sewing equipment, toilet articles, etc …   English World dictionary

  • diddy box — variant of ditty box …   Useful english dictionary

  • Metal Box — Studio album by Public Image Ltd Released 23 November 1979 …   Wikipedia

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