box stall
noun Date: 1885 an individual enclosure within a barn or stable in which an animal may move about freely without a restraining device

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • box stall — box′ stall n. a room sized stall, usu. square, for a horse or other large animal • Etymology: 1880–85, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • box stall — ☆ box stall n. a large, enclosed stall, for a single horse, cow, etc …   English World dictionary

  • box stall — noun : an individual enclosure within a barn or stable in which an animal may move about freely without tethering or other restraining device called also loose box * * * a room sized stall, usually square, for a horse or other large animal. Cf.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • box stall — a room sized stall, usually square, for a horse or other large animal. Cf. straight stall. [1880 85, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • box — box1 [bäks] n. [ME & OE, a container, box < VL buxis < L buxus, boxwood < Gr pyxos] 1. any of various kinds of containers, usually rectangular and lidded, made of cardboard, wood, or other stiff material; case; carton 2. the contents or… …   English World dictionary

  • box — box1 boxlike, adj. /boks/, n. 1. a container, case, or receptacle, usually rectangular, of wood, metal, cardboard, etc., and often with a lid or removable cover. 2. the quantity contained in a box: She bought a box of candy as a gift. 3. Chiefly… …   Universalium

  • box — I [[t]bɒks[/t]] n. 1) a container, case, or receptacle, usu. rectangular, and often with a lid or cover 2) the quantity contained in a box 3) brit. Chiefly Brit. a gift in a box 4) a compartment for the accommodation of a small number of people,… …   From formal English to slang

  • box — I. noun (plural box or boxes) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English, from Latin buxus, from Greek pyxos Date: before 12th century an evergreen shrub or small tree (genus Buxus of the family Buxaceae, the box family) with opposite entire… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Box — Packung; Päckchen; Kasten; Schachtel; Lautsprecher; Brüllwürfel (umgangssprachlich); Klanggeber; Lautsprecherbox; Karton; Schrank; …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Box — Bọx 〈f.; Gen.: , Pl.: en〉 1. Abteil im Pferdestall od. in der Garage; AutoBox; StallBox 2. Unterstellraum, Montageplatz (z. B. für Rennwagen) 3. Behältnis, Schachtel; KühlBox 4. einfache fotograf. Kamera in Kastenform 5. meist kastenförmiger… …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

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