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box man

Slang definitions & phrases for box man

box man

noun phrase

  1. (also box-worker) A criminal specializing in opening safes; pete-man (1900+ Underworld)
  2. A professional blackjack or twenty-one dealer (1950s+ Gambling)
  3. A cashier or croupier at a gambling table: the box men, who are the cashiers of the tables (1950s+ Gambling)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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