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Miscellaneous containers for specific things

begging bowl

noun

a bowl carried by someone who is asking for food or money

bladder

noun

a soft bag that holds air or water, for example inside a football

brazier

noun

a simple metal container with a fire in it, used outside for keeping people warm or for cooking

canister

noun

a round metal container that is used to hold gases or chemical substances under pressure

canister

noun

a flat circular metal container for storing film

casket

noun

a small decorated box for keeping jewellery and valuable objects in

coal bunker

noun

a large container used for storing coal outside the house

coal scuttle

noun

a metal container used for storing coal and pouring it onto a fire

coffer

noun

a large strong box used for keeping valuable things in, especially in the past

crate

noun

a container that is divided into smaller individual sections and used for moving bottles

cylinder

noun

a metal container for gas or liquid

drum

noun

a circular object that you wind wire or rope around

empties

noun

empty containers, especially bottles and glasses after the liquid has been drunk

flotation compartment

noun

a large container filled with gas or air that is fastened to something to make it float

footlocker

noun

a large strong container for keeping personal possessions, usually placed at the end of a soldier’s bed

hod

noun

a container with a long handle used for carrying bricks

hopper

noun

a large container that is wider at the top than at the bottom and is used for storing things, especially grain

ice bucket

noun

a container for keeping small pieces of ice that you can put into drinks

jewel box

noun

a clear plastic case that opens like a book and is designed to hold a CD or cd-rom

musical box

noun

a small box that plays a tune when you lift its lid

music box

noun

a musical box

reel

noun

an object shaped like a wheel that you put string, thread, wire, or film around in order to store it

safe

noun

a strong metal box with a special lock, used for storing valuable things

scuttle

noun

a coal scuttle

shaker

noun

a small container used in some games for shaking the dice

snuffbox

noun

a small container for snuff

spittoon

noun

a container used in the past for spitting into

spool

noun

a round object with a hole in the middle that you put something such as string, thread, or tape around

strongbox

noun

a box that can be locked to keep money or other important things safe inside

tank

noun

a large metal container for liquid or gas

tantalus

noun

a small case used for storing bottles of alcohol, often with a lock

time capsule

noun

a container that is filled with typical things from a particular time and buried under the ground so that people in the future will learn about life at that time

tool box

noun

a container for holding tools

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