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pillbox

Noun

1 a small round woman's hat [syn: toque, turban]
2 a small case for holding pills
3 a small enclosed gun emplacement (usually of fortified concrete)

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English

Noun

  1. A small box in which pills are kept
  2. A flat, concrete gun emplacement

Translations

box for pills
gun emplacement

Extensive Definition

Pillbox can refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

acropolis, bastion, beachhead, blockhouse, bridgehead, bunker, castle, citadel, donjon, fasthold, fastness, fort, fortress, garrison, garrison house, hold, keep, martello, martello tower, mote, motte, peel, peel tower, post, rath, safehold, strong point, stronghold, tower, tower of strength, ward
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