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Definition of "musical box" []

  • Any of various devices that play tunes by means of pins, on a rotating disk or revolving drum, that strike or pluck metal teeth (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "musical box" in a sentence
  • "And she had a box of chocolates and a musical box that played "The Man who Broke" and two other tunes, and two pairs of kid gloves for church, and a box of writing-paper – pink – with "Alice" on it in gold writing, and an egg colored red that said "A. Bastable" in ink on one side."
  • "It is something like a musical box to me, Miss Powle, to see Mrs. Caxton's cheese-making."
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