a lunch or light meal packed in a cardboard box or similar container:
Each student was given a box lunch to eat on the bus.
a rectangular cartridge holder in a submachine or light machine gun. Historical Examples The Mystery Stewart Edward White and Samuel Hopkins Adams
box man (also box-worker) A criminal specializing in opening safes; pete-man (1900+ Underworld) A professional blackjack or twenty-one dealer (1950s+ Gambling) A cashier or croupier at a gambling table: the box men, who are the cashiers of the tables (1950s+ Gambling) Historical Examples The Wit and Humor of America, Volume IV. (of X.) Various
a nail having a long shank, smooth or barbed, with a sharp point and a flat head.
the office of a theater, stadium, or the like, at which tickets are sold. Theater. receipts from a play or other entertainment. entertainment popular enough to attract paying audiences and make a profit: This show will be good box office. of or relating to the box office or to the business and commercial aspects of […]