“Here they are,” said the woman, taking some pieces of work from a box.
“I wish I had my box,” said John, who had been watching the running water.
I have wasted all afternoon in looking at a box of novels from Melland's.
There was a knock on the door of the box, and an attendant put in his head.
I may fall down in the World Series and be batted out of the box.
The Giant took him and shut him in a box till he would speak.
She laid aside her bonnet and shawl, and pointed to a box of cigars on the table.
He shut him up in a box and carried him home to the children for supper.
We have been busy renewing the Box edgings to our flower-beds where it was required.
"You can each of you have a handful," said aunt Madge, reaching down the box.
box O.E. box "a wooden container," also "type of shrub," from L.L. buxis, from Gk. pyxis "boxwood box," from pyxos "box tree," of uncertain origin. Ger. Büchse also is a Latin loan word. Slang meaning "vulva" is attested 17c., according to "Dictionary of American Slang;" modern use seems to date from c.WWII, perhaps originally Australian, and on notion of "box of tricks." Boxy is attested from 1861. Box office is 1786; in the figurative sense of "financial element of a performance" it is first recorded 1904.