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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A container for holding wooden sticks that ignite.

Usage examples (37)
  • Inside the matchbox was a cricket that proceeded to chirp at me.
  • The prices of these "matchbox" houses were even beyond the reach of the intended beneficiaries.
  • “I’d like to pop his head open like you break a matchbox,” Billy Jo said.
  • Most recently, the settlement was upgraded, as "matchbox" government housing replaced the original shacks. for more
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