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pouncet–box

noun poun·cet–box \ˈpan(t)-sət-\

Definition of POUNCET-BOX

archaic
:  a box for carrying pomander

Origin of POUNCET-BOX

probably from Middle French *poncette small pounce bag
First Known Use: 1598

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