an upholstered bedspring composed of a number of helical springs, each in a cylindrical cloth pocket.
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Origin of box spring
First recorded in 1890–95
Words nearby box spring
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Example sentences from the Web for box spring
That box-spring with the mattress on the bed was made to order of the best material I could buy.Polly in New York|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
British Dictionary definitions for box spring
a coiled spring contained in a boxlike frame, used as base for mattresses, chairs, etc
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