Definition of Bandbox

1. Noun. A light cylindrical box for holding light articles of attire (especially hats).

Generic synonyms: Box



Definition of Bandbox

1. n. A light box of pasteboard or thin wood, usually cylindrical, for holding ruffs (the bands of the 17th century), collars, caps, bonnets, etc.

Definition of Bandbox

1. Noun. a box of lightweight construction (e.g. cardboard, thin wood) for carrying hats or other apparel items ¹

2. Noun. a small baseball park conducive to scoring home runs ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bandbox

1. a lightweight box [n -ES]

Medical Definition of Bandbox

1. A light box of pasteboard or thin wood, usually cylindrical, for holding ruffs (the bands of the 17th century), collars, caps, bonnets, etc. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bandbox

bandager
bandagers
bandages
bandaging
bandaid
bandala
bandalas
bandana
bandanas
bandanna
bandannas
bandar
bandari
bandars
bandas
bandbox (current term)
bandbox resonance
bandboxes
bandboxy
bandcenter
bandeau
bandeaus
bandeaux
banded
banded adder
banded anteater
banded anteaters
banded gecko
banded krait
banded mongoose

Literary usage of Bandbox

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1. Poems and Plays by Percy MacKaye (1916)
"Methinks to us what's in it Implies — what's in a bandbox ? But what's that ? A bandbox, you will say, implies a hat; Nay, more, a hat that's shapely to a ..."

2. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"... his name, You bandbox ! Off, and let him rest! It is evident that " Alcibiades" had penetrated the anonymous authorship of the "New Timón. ..."

3. A Law Dictionary: Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States by John Bouvier (1843)
"... box, bandbox, bundle, parcel, cask, or package of any kind, describing each by its usual denomination ; the names of the persons" to whom they are, ..."

4. Great Short Stories: A New Collection of Famous Examples from the by William Patten, Broughton Brandenburg, P.F. Collier & Son Corporation (1906)
"... STORY OF THE bandbox aP to the age of sixteen, at a private school and afterward at one of those great institutions for which England is justly famous, ..."

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