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packing case

a box in which goods are packed for transport or storage.
Also called packing box. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • A good and serviceable table can be constructed from a few fence boards, or boards taken from a packing box.

  • Dan also slid down from the packing box on which he had perched himself.

  • The packing box drifted off downstream, Skyrocket racing after it and barking as though it was the best joke in the world.

  • Their table was a packing box and they had just a little camping outfit.

  • All the children's story-books were up here in a case Dele had made out of a packing box.

    A Little Girl of Long Ago Amanda Millie Douglas
  • Once more he realized the futility of resistance, and sank against a packing box, his hand covering his burning eyes.

    The Ivory Snuff Box Arnold Fredericks
  • And then he went up to a pine sealed room, like the heated interior of a packing box, where he partly undressed for bed.

    The Happy End Joseph Hergesheimer
  • He sat down on a packing box and mopped his brow although the cellar was far from hot.

    The Final Figure Samuel Kimball Merwin
  • Left to herself, Grizel strolled into the half-furnished drawing-room and seated herself on a packing box to survey the scene.

    Lady Cassandra Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
  • Being a good army girl, that packing box had all the elements of comfort, but first there was cleaning to be done.

British Dictionary definitions for packing box

packing box

another name for stuffing box
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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