AskDefine | Define pillbox

Dictionary Definition



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


box for pills
gun emplacement

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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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