It might be said to correspond somewhat to the old custom of offering the snuffbox.
"For Richard," he acknowledged, closing his snuffbox with a snap.
That great personage tapped his Louis-Quinze snuffbox with some impatience.
He bade us in, we were made welcome, and the snuffbox was passed around.
The Colonel put up his snuffbox and brushed a grain from his ruffles.
Then one passed his snuffbox round, each taking a pinch of snuff.
He withdrew a snuffbox from his semi-clerical vest pocket, and thoughtfully tapped it with a forefinger.
The old man rose from his chair, laying his snuffbox on the table by him.
"To search far," he said, turning back the skirt of his coat to get at his snuffbox.
His snuffbox was silver, and on it in gold were the king's arms.