- a small house or lodge for use during the shooting season.
Origin of shooting box
First recorded in 1805–15
Also called shooting lodge.
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Examples from the Web for shooting box
It was originally intended for a shooting-box, but this was elaborately extended.England, Picturesque and Descriptive
The house had been originally a shooting-box belonging to a distant chteau.Jack
At Kinloch, he rented a shooting-box for eight weeks at a cost of $10,000.Homestead
Arthur G. Burgoyne
I felt that I could trust you not to try and find out the secret of the shooting-box.Diary of a U-Boat Commander
Why, it's the regular thing, like a shooting-box or a bothy in the Highlands.Nevermore
- a small country house providing accommodation for a shooting party during the shooting seasonAlso called: shooting lodge
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