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paintbox in Painting and drawing topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpaintboxpaint‧box /ˈpeɪntbɒks $ -bɑːks/ noun [countable]  paints.jpg AVPa small box containing dry paint that you mix with water
Examples from the Corpus
paintboxI carry a pocket size sketchbook and paintbox, or no equipment at all.In his haste to leap out of the way Vincent dropped and broke his paintbox.Below is a Gothic fantasy of plunging gorges and isolated mesas - flat tablelands with steep edges - all in paintbox colours.Place on the cake drum next to the paintbox.The whole world is your paintbox, and nothing pleases you more than to contemplate exquisite, natural things.