Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of bandbox.

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Examples

  • With two outs in the fifth inning of the first regular-season game at Yankee Stadium, Posada drove a line drive over the center-field fence off Cliff Lee—christening a ballpark soon to be known as one of baseball's biggest bandboxes.

    Hip! Hip!: Ten Moments That Defined Posada's Career

  • He placed two striped bandboxes on the bed and stepped back.

    The Dressmaker

  • Carriages and street vendors jostled for space, footmen carrying bandboxes were walking behind ladies dressed with such elegance that Cornelia felt impossibly dowdy.

    A Wicked Gentleman

  • Within fifteen minutes the hall was a sea of bandboxes, hampers, portmanteaux.

    A Wicked Gentleman

  • Within fifteen minutes the hall was a sea of bandboxes, hampers, portmanteaux.

    A Wicked Gentleman

  • With Pete in the house, big gyms seemed like stadiums, and mere bandboxes felt as if they had been transformed into great arenas.

    Pistol

  • We found the air as carefully excluded from both, as if air were fatal to life; and there were more dirty clothes and bandboxes under the beds than I should have thought the family possessed.

    Great Expectations

  • Carriages and street vendors jostled for space, footmen carrying bandboxes were walking behind ladies dressed with such elegance that Cornelia felt impossibly dowdy.

    A Wicked Gentleman

  • Miss La Creevy, too, arrived with two bandboxes (whereof the bottoms fell out as they were handed from the coach) and something in a newspaper, which a gentleman had sat upon, coming down, and which was obliged to be ironed again, before it was fit for service.

    Nicholas Nickleby

  • With Pete in the house, big gyms seemed like stadiums, and mere bandboxes felt as if they had been transformed into great arenas.

    Pistol

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