bandbox

Definitions:

  • A lightweight cylindrical box used to hold small articles of apparel.
  • A light box made of pasteboard or thin flexible pieces of wood and paper, for holding caps, bonnets, or other light articles of attire: so called because originally made to contain the starched bands commonly worn in the seventeenth century. See <internalXref urlencoded="band">band</internalXref>, 3.
  • A light box of pasteboard or thin wood, usually cylindrical, for holding ruffs (the <ex>bands</ex> of the 17th century), collars, caps, bonnets, etc.
  • a box of lightweight construction (e.g. cardboard, thin wood) for carrying hats or other apparel items
  • a small <xref>baseball</xref> park conducive to scoring <xref>home runs</xref>
  • a light cylindrical box for holding light articles of attire (especially hats)
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