dough box


Definition of dough box

: a rectangular wooden box mounted on legs that is used as a worktable and storage space

Examples of dough box in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Small touches, such as a period dough box, create a feeling of authenticity., "Community News For The Wethersfield Edition," 3 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of dough box

circa 1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Dough box.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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