pouncet box definition by Webster's New World
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Archaic pomander (sense )
Origin: probably ; from Middle French an unverified form poncette, box for pounce
pouncet box definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A small perfume box with a perforated top.
Origin: Perhaps alteration of *pounced-box, from pounce3.