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Meaning of POUNCET-BOX

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Poun"cet box`\ [Cf. F. poncette, fr. ponce pounce.
See {Pounce} a powder.]
A box with a perforated lid, for sprinkling pounce, or for
holding perfumes. --Shak.

 

 

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