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the top of a box; the upper portion of a boxed product, which may contain the expiration date, product identification, proof of purchase, or special voucher.
Historical Examples

The Curlytops and Their Pets Howard R. Garis
The Silent Readers William D. Lewis
Carpentry and Woodwork Edwin W. Foster
Ontario Teachers’ Manuals: Household Science in Rural Schools Ministry of Education Ontario
Shavings Joseph C. Lincoln
The Young Alaskans on the Missouri Emerson Hough


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