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box top

the top of a box; the upper portion of a boxed product, which may contain the expiration date, product identification, proof of purchase, or special voucher.
Origin of box top
1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The best plan is to draw the box top full size and then carefully work up the design.

    Carpentry and Woodwork

    Edwin W. Foster
  • Now find a thin, flat piece of board—a box top or a shingle will do—and nail it like a table top on to the top of the post.

    The Silent Readers William D. Lewis
  • Jed took a nail from the half dozen held between his lips and applied its point to the box top.

    Shavings Joseph C. Lincoln
  • “Look out for ‘emence numbers of Deer on the banks,’ now,” sung out John, who had the Journal on a box top near by.

  • He crawled around on his box top and then managed to clamber up on the slanting board, one edge of which rested on the box.

  • Screw battens across, and screw the whole firmly to the box top from the inside.

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