- n. A box made from cardboard.
“We packed the small cardboard box with a pair of society finches, a dazzling gouldian, a chipper spice finch, a brilliant zebra with an orange beak.”
“So a few minutes later, William and Buddy were on their way home again, carrying a dusty-orange-colored guinea pig in a cardboard box with breathing holes.”
“Mother followed behind pulling Sweetpea's Western Flyer wagon loaded with a large cardboard box of whatnots and dishes wrapped in newspaper.”
“Sometimes the things he did in the house were what we call mischief because they annoy us, such as hammering the woodwork to pieces, tearing bits out of the leaves of books, working holes in chair seats, or pounding a cardboard box to pieces.”
“The kit, the instructions for which estimated that construction could reasonably be expected to be complete in sixty hours, seemed like a manageable project when I excitedly opened the eight-foot-long cardboard box and began work.”
“Get a cardboard box with a lid that you can wrap, paint, or decorate as a Royal Trunk.”
“Among his effects was a black cardboard box containing a Purple Heart, a lush purple ribbon from which hung a golden heart bearing a stern likeness of General Washington.”
“Yesterday morning, the second day of being awakened at five thirty by the crowing-but-not-growing roosters, I placed the ringleaders, that impulse-purchase pair of bantams, in blackout conditions inside a cardboard box down in the basement.”
“He drove his battered 1985 blue pickup truck up along Scotchman Peak Road, his metal berry pickers and two gallon-size pails rattling in a cardboard box next to him.”
“Pruno came farther out and tried to smooth out the flattened cardboard box and stinking blanket he was sitting on.”
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