from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fund-raising event in which donated box lunches are auctioned off.
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- n. A fundraising event in which boxes are decorated and filled with meals for two (traditionally by women) and others (traditionally men) bid on them, anticipating a meal with the preparer.
- n. A Victorian social event for young people.
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