to put (a square-rigged sailing vessel) on a new tack by bracing the head yards aback and backing onto the new heading.
The Flying Bo’sun Arthur Mason
(nautical) to bring (a square-rigger) onto a new tack by backwinding the foresails and steering hard round
a heading, usually atthe top of a page, newspaper column, or column of figures, enclosed in a box formed by rules.
a person who has rented or subscribed for a box, as at a theatrical performance, sporting event, or the like. a person entitled to receive mail in a specific post-office box.
a nearly prostrate evergreen huckleberry shrub, Gaylussacia brachycera, of central to eastern North America, having short clusters of white or pink flowers and blue fruit.
noun any of various highly venomous jellyfishes of the order Cubomedusae, esp Chironex fleckeri, of Australian tropical waters, having a cuboidal body with tentacles hanging from each of the lower corners Also called (Austral) sea wasp