Recent Examples of music box from the Web
His hair has been worn thin after years of petting and moths, but his Swiss music box still works.
And the incorporation of a music box melody to add to the evocative lyrics?
On its daily rounds the V12 is barely audible, a soft silver chiming that belongs in a music box.
Around him, overflowing the studio shelves, were his muses: busts of Laurel and Hardy, dolls of Popeye and Allen Ginsberg; photos of Lenny Bruce; a music box that played Karlheinz Stockhausen, given to him by Frank Zappa.
This soft, jazzy track opens with a slow fade-in on Sejeong’s pretty vocals over a music box tune.
Jubilee was named for the zoo’s baby chimp and had a music box in its tummy.
The sound of the police and fire scanner, which my parents relied on for stories, was my music box and my bedtime story.
These are like tiny music boxes that come in silver, two different shades of blue, and, for the fun of it, magenta.
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First Known Use of music box
MUSIC BOX Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of music box for English Language Learners
: a box that contains a device which plays a tune when the box is open
MUSIC BOX Defined for Kids
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