Synonyms of 'Boxes'
ballot boxa box into which ballot papers are dropped after voting bandboxa lightweight usually cylindrical box used for holding small articles, esp hats bullaan ancient Roman rounded metal or leather box containing an amulet, worn around the neck caissona box containing explosives, formerly used as a mine cartona cardboard box for containing goods cartouchea cartridge or a box for cartridges casea container, such as a box or chest casketa small box or chest for valuables, esp jewels chesta box, usually large and sturdy, used for storage or shipping coffera watertight box or chamber coffina box in which a corpse is buried or cremated coin boxcracketa box for a miner to kneel on when working a low seam deed boxa lockable metal box for storing documents desiccatoran airtight box or jar containing a desiccant, used to dry chemicals and protect them from the water vapour in the atmosphere dispatch boxa case or box used to hold valuables or documents, esp official state documents ditty boxa sailor's box for personal belongings or tools glory boxa box in which a young woman stores clothes, etc, in preparation for marriage glove boxa closed box in which toxic or radioactive substances can be handled by an operator who places his or her hands through protective gloves sealed to the box grass boxhatboxa box or case for a hat or hats hayboxan airtight box full of hay or other insulating material used to keep partially cooked food warm and allow cooking by retained heat honesty boxkeistera suitcase, trunk, or box matchboxa small box for holding matches music boxa mechanical instrument that plays tunes by means of pins on a revolving cylinder striking the tuned teeth of a comblike metal plate, contained in a box nest boxa box in a henhouse in which domestic chickens lay eggs pouncet boxa box with a perforated top used for containing perfume packing casea large wooden box in which things are put so that they can be stored or taken somewhere paintboxa box containing a tray of dry watercolour paints papeteriea box or case for papers and other writing materials pillboxa box for pills poor boxa box, esp one in a church, used for the collection of alms or money for the poor saggara clay box in which fragile ceramic wares are placed for protection during firing saltboxa box for salt with a sloping lid sandboxa box with sand shaped for moulding metal soapboxa box or crate for packing soap solandera box for botanical specimens, maps, colour plates, etc, made in the form of a book, the front cover being the lid strongboxa specially designed box or safe in which valuables are locked for safety tinderboxa box used formerly for holding tinder, esp one fitted with a flint and steel trunka large strong case or box used to contain clothes and other personal effects when travelling and for storage vanity boxa woman's box, larger than a vanity bag, used to carry cosmetics, etc window boxa long narrow box, placed on or outside a windowsill, in which plants are grown wine boxwine sold in a cubic carton, usually of three-litre capacity, having a plastic lining and a tap for dispensing ▷ See box
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Word List of Boxes from the Collins English Word Lists