(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.
Nautical. to boxhaul (often followed by off). Meteorology. to fly around the center of a storm in a boxlike pattern in order to gather meteorological data: to box a storm. box the compass, Nautical. to recite all of the points of the compass in a clockwise order. noun a receptacle or container made of wood, […]
a hollow cornice of boards and moldings nailed to rafters and lookouts.