- a room-sized stall, usually square, for a horse or other large animal.
Compare straight stall.
Origin of box stall
An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for box stall
His box-stall, fine grooming, and fine harness were things of the past.Three Little Women
Gabrielle E. Jackson
They want the stable enlarged, as I said before, and a box-stall.The Debtor
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
I had a box-stall and unnumbered horse-blankets all to myself.The Road
I had to hide Artie in a box-stall and hope to God he kept quiet.The Killer
Stewart Edward White
He entered his box-stall, with its tiny square window, and fixed his troubled gaze again upon the house.Bred of the Desert