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ajar1 partly opened, as a hinged door, window, or lid.
bonnet (chiefly British) the metal lid that covers a car's engine; hood. [1/6 definitions]
box1 a container made of cardboard, wood, or other stiff material, usu. rectangular and having a lid for the top. [1/9 definitions]
caster a small container, sometimes with a perforated lid, used for sugar, salt, pepper, and the like. [1/3 definitions]
chest a durable box with a lid and often with a lock, used for storage or shipping. [1/4 definitions]
compote a dish with a long stem, a base, and sometimes a lid, used to serve fruits, nuts, and confections. [1/2 definitions]
Dutch oven a heavy iron or enamel kettle with an arched lid, for the slow cooking of pot roasts, stews, or other dishes. [1/3 definitions]
flagon a vessel for serving liquids that has a handle, a spout, and often a top or hinged lid. [1/2 definitions]
hamper2 a large receptacle, usu. a basket with a lid or cover, as for picnic supplies or dirty laundry.
hatchway an opening that has a hinged door or lid, through which passengers or goods may pass, as on a ship or aircraft; hatch. [1/2 definitions]
hinge a device, as on a door or lid, usu. consisting of two pieces connected at a joint so that one piece can open, close, or swing upon the other, stationary piece. [1/5 definitions]
hood the metal lid that covers a car's engine. [1/6 definitions]
jack-in-the-box a toy consisting of a box from which a puppet springs up when the lid is opened.
jar1 a wide-mouthed cylindrical container, usu. made of glass or pottery, and often having a lid. [1/2 definitions]
Leyden jar an early device for accumulating and holding static electricity that consists of a glass jar coated inside and out with tinfoil, with a metal rod connected to the inner foil lining and passing out of the jar through an insulated stopper or lid.
lidless combined form of lid.
Mason jar a wide-mouthed glass jar with a lid that screws on, often used for home canning and preserving.
music box a box containing a mechanical device that plays music when the lid is lifted.
operculum in biology, an organ or organ part that serves as a lid, flap, or cover.
Pandora in Greek mythology, the first woman, who, when she opened the lid of a box out of curiosity, let all the evils out into the world.
pyxis a seed pod that drops its seeds when the lid falls off, as in the purslane; pyxidium. [1/3 definitions]