Definition of dressing box in English:

dressing box

noun

historical
  • A box designed to hold toiletries and articles for personal grooming (such as cosmetics, lotions, combs, etc.), typically fitted with compartments for easy access or transport.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Barnabe Barnes (bap. 1571, d. 1609), poet and playwright. From dressing + box.

Pronunciation

dressing box

/ˈdrɛsɪŋ ˌbɒks/