(Austral & NZ, history) a pair of strings or straps secured round each trouser leg below the knee, worn esp by sheep-shearers and other labourers
a maker or seller of archers’ bows. Historical Examples The Faith Doctor Edward Eggleston The Faith Doctor Edward Eggleston The Every Day Book of History and Chronology Joel Munsell The Faith Doctor Edward Eggleston Master Humphrey’s Clock Charles Dickens The Faith Doctor Edward Eggleston The Faith Doctor Edward Eggleston Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Samuel […]
a container, case, or receptacle, usually rectangular, of wood, metal, cardboard, etc., and often with a lid or removable cover. the quantity contained in a box: She bought a box of candy as a gift. Chiefly British. a gift or present: a Christmas box. post-office box. a compartment or section in a public place, shut […]
a game played between two players on two adjoining squares or sections of a sidewalk or a playground, in which a ball is hit back and forth between the players, each defending a square, the object being to prevent a fair ball from bouncing twice before hitting it back into the opponent’s square.
a beam or girder built up from shapes and having a hollow, rectangular cross section. noun another name for box girder