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a seat in a box at the theater, opera, etc.
Historical Examples

Jorrocks’ Jaunts and Jollities Robert Smith Surtees
Buffalo Bill’s Spy Trailer Colonel Prentiss Ingraham
Tomaso’s Fortune and Other Stories Henry Seton Merriman
Felix Holt, The Radical George Eliot
Kitty’s Conquest Charles King
The Landloper Holman Day
The Crooked Stick Rolf Boldrewood
Riding and Driving Edward L. Anderson
The Second Thoughts of An Idle Fellow Jerome K. Jerome
Travelers Five Along Life’s Highway Annie Fellows Johnston

a seat in a theatre box
(Brit & Austral, NZ) in the box seat, in the best position


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