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2 definitions found
 for Musical box
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Musical \Mu"sic*al\, a. [Cf. F. musical.]
     Of or pertaining to music; having the qualities of music; or
     the power of producing music; devoted to music; melodious;
     harmonious; as, musical proportion; a musical voice; musical
     instruments; a musical sentence; musical persons.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Musical box, or Music box, a box or case containing
        apparatus moved by clockwork so as to play certain tunes
        automatically. The apparatus may be driven by a wind-up
        spring mechanism or by batteries.
  
     Musical fish (Zool.), any fish which utters sounds under
        water, as the drumfish, grunt, gizzard shad, etc.
  
     Musical glasses, glass goblets or bowls so tuned and
        arranged that when struck, or rubbed, they produce musical
        notes. Cf. Harmonica, 1.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  musical box
      n 1: produces music by means of pins on a revolving cylinder
           that strike the tuned teeth of a comb-like metal plate
           [syn: music box, musical box]

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