(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)
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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 […]
box on the table
a double pleat, with the material folded under at each side. noun a flat double pleat made by folding under the fabric on either side of it