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ballot box

noun
1.
a receptacle for voters' ballots.
2.
a system or instance of voting by ballot.
Origin of ballot box
1670-1680
First recorded in 1670-80
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ballot box

noun
1.
a box into which ballot papers are dropped after voting
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stuff the ballot box

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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