a canyon with steep side walls terminating headwards in a vertical cliff.
(Western US) a canyon with vertical or almost vertical walls
Railroads. a completely enclosed freight car. boxcars, a pair of sixes on the first throw of the dice in the game of craps. Informal. extremely or disproportionately large: The business had boxcar profits during its first year. Contemporary Examples Get Ready to Barter Like it’s 1919 Noah Kristula-Green June 3, 2012 Daryl and Carol Reunite […]
noun (nautical) a ship’s chronometer, supported on gimbals in a wooden box
an outer coat with a straight, unfitted back. a heavy overcoat worn by coachmen. Historical Examples Coaches and Coaching Leigh Hunt The Gods are Athirst Anatole France noun a plain short coat that hangs loosely from the shoulders a heavy overcoat, worn formerly by coachmen
a hollow wooden column, as for a porch, usually having a rectangular cross section.