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saucebox

[saws-boks] /ˈsɔsˌbɒks/
noun, Informal: Older Use.
1.
a saucy person.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; sauce + box1
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British Dictionary definitions for saucebox

saucebox

/ˈsɔːsˌbɒks/
noun
1.
(informal) a saucy person
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Word Origin and History for saucebox
n.

"one addicted to making saucy remarks," 1580s, from sauce (n.) + box (n.1).

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Slang definitions & phrases for saucebox

saucebox

noun

An impudent person (1588+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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