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noun as in box for holding items


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Unless, of course, there’s something saucy in a carton of takeout waiting to be used.

As the dairy industry struggles and demand for plant milks booms, shoppers have grown accustomed to seeing cartons of Almond Breeze and Rice Dream.

The cartons I opened suggested that someone knew their way around a Thai kitchen.

Even when served in a carton, the entree looks impressive and tastes ambitious.

I spooned into a carton of winter pumpkin soup from the new-in-November Pennyroyal Station in Mount Rainier and ended up scrape-scrape-scraping the bottom of the package.

And at $29.99, lighting up all sense of parental dignity and responsibility costs less than a carton of actual cigarettes.

Just be sure to choose a slimmed-down carton since the fat in whole milk can delay fluid replacement.

The police managed to seize an empty egg carton left behind at the scene; they already have a male suspect in custody, they say.

On each carton of Plan B One-Step, a widely used emergency contraceptive, is an FDA-approved drug label (PDF).

The child was then sent on his or her way, with a piece of fruit and a carton of milk.

A boy with a carton of groceries almost ran down Louis, then ducked down into the delivery entrance of the apartment-hotel.

Up to the present, Mr. Carton has shown that he possesses wit and talent, but neither observation nor the inventive faculty.

If it is bought in paper cartons, it should be rewrapped and replaced in the carton each time some is cut off for use.

Carton drank the toast, and flung his glass over his shoulder against the wall, where it shivered in pieces.

Climbing to a high chamber in a well of houses, Carton threw himself down in his clothes on a neglected bed.

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On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to carton, such as: container, crate, packet, bin, case, and casket.

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