Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The inclosed space inside a window-casing in which the balance-weights are hung.

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Examples

  • There was nothing wrong with Kirby-Green's work, but he had such massive shoulders he occasionally knocked a box-frame out of plumb and caused falls.

    THE GREAT ESCAPE

  • But a flower-pot will do good service and in quiet weather a cone-shaped twist of newspaper will be excellent protection from Jack's slight attacks; while a small box-frame with a bit of glass across the top can be left on both night and day in heavy weather.

    Gardening by Myself

  • Wearing a pair of black box-frame glasses and coulda-been-lame-but-wasn't yellow sweater-vest, Charles was looking like a version of Rivers Cuomo on Prozac and speed, and twirling his microphone around as if he just couldn't keep still.

    MuchMusic.com | Blog

  • Oh, and by the way, the Windsor building (built like WTC7 in box-frame style but much higher than WTC7) never collapsed "on its own" so you make a good point when you mention they knocked it down later.

    Alex Jones' Prison Planet.com

  • Mike: 'the Windsor building (built like WTC7 in box-frame style but much higher than WTC7) never collapsed "on its own"'

    Alex Jones' Prison Planet.com

  • The latter was built around a central box-frame structure split at the rear to accommodate a

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  • There are three satellite dishes on the roof and a box-frame mattress leaning against one side of the house.

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