A German safety match matchbox
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A matchbox is a box made of cardboard or thin wood designed to hold matches. It usually has a coarse striking surface on one edge for lighting the matches contained inside.
- Match, an implement for starting a fire under controlled conditions
- Go-to-bed matchbox, another (more elaborate) form of matchbox
- Matchbook, another form of packaging for matches
- Phillumeny, the hobby of collecting matchboxes, and other match related items