noun pill·box \ˈpil-ˌbäks\

: a small box for holding pills

: a small, low shelter for machine guns and other weapons

: a small, round hat without a brim

Full Definition of PILLBOX

:  a box for pills; especially :  a shallow round box of pasteboard
:  a small low concrete emplacement for machine guns and antitank weapons
:  a small round hat without a brim; specifically :  a woman's shallow hat with a flat crown and straight sides

First Known Use of PILLBOX



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