box stall



a room-sized stall, usually square, for a horse or other large animal.

Origin of box stall

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for box stall

Historical Examples of 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

    Jack London

  • 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

    Marcus Horton