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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. 2018.
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  • Dan also slid down from the packing box on which he had perched himself.

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

  • An old squat rocker stood lonely and forlorn in the center, and a packing box had gathered dust under a window—that was all.

  • 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
  • She dropped on a packing box and sat silent—a bowed figure of despair—forgetting apparently that she was not alone.

    The Bacillus of Beauty Harriet Stark
  • 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
  • He sat down on a packing box and mopped his brow although the cellar was far from hot.

    The Final Figure Samuel Kimball Merwin
  • “Why, Hashmi had to hire a vacant room to put the packing box in when it came from Japan,” explained Ikey.

    Andy at Yale Roy Eliot Stokes
  • I arrived at four in the afternoon and was put down in an empty room with my trunk and a packing box.

  • 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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