from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A lightweight cylindrical box used to hold small articles of apparel.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a box of lightweight construction (e.g. cardboard, thin wood) for carrying hats or other apparel items
- n. a small baseball park conducive to scoring home runs
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A light box of pasteboard or thin wood, usually cylindrical, for holding ruffs (the bands of the 17th century), collars, caps, bonnets, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. 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thin flexible pieces of wood and paper, for holding caps, bonnets, or other light articles of attire: so called because originally made to contain the starched bands commonly worn in the seventeenth century.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 band, 3.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a light cylindrical box for holding light articles of attire (especially hats)
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