Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A seat in a theater-box, or on the box of a coach.

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Examples

  • He assured himself that no detail was amiss in the harnessing and hitching, and reseated the party, insisting on Graham coming forward into the box-seat beside Paula.

    CHAPTER XX

  • In the stands Special Agent Rafferty is walking down the stairs to the box-seat area behind the home team dugout.

    Underworld

  • Leyland then slapped high-fives with fans along the box-seat railings before taking part in the festivities in the middle of the field.

    USATODAY.com - Baseball - Oakland vs. Detroit

  • In the stands Special Agent Rafferty is walking down the stairs to the box-seat area behind the home team dugout.

    Underworld

  • In the stands Special Agent Rafferty is walking down the stairs to the box-seat area behind the home team dugout.

    Underworld

  • I had secured the box-seat on the fastest of these, and my business in Fleet Street was to get into a cab with my portmanteau, so to make the best of my way to the Peacock at Islington, where I was to join this coach.

    The Holly-Tree

  • In front is a box-seat, with leather cushions and an apron.

    Scenes from a Courtesan's Life

  • I had secured the box-seat on the fastest of these, and my business in Fleet Street was to get into a cab with my portmanteau, so to make the best of my way to the Peacock at Islington, where I was to join this coach.

    The Holly-Tree

  • I remember we took the carriages from the Vladimirsky; they were very old, and painted blue, with round springs, and a wide box-seat, and bundles of hay inside; the brown, broken-winded horses that drew us along at a slow trot were each lame in a different leg.

    The Diary of a Superfluous Man and other stories

  • I see a landau before me, and on the box-seat by the driver is my young friend Charley, who waves his hat to me and calls out,

    The Virginians

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