dealing box


noun

a box that holds a deck or decks of cards, allowing them to be dealt only one at a time, often used in casino games such as blackjack or chemin de fer.

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Origin of dealing box

First recorded in 1925–30
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Example sentences from the Web for dealing box

  • The pack is then cut and placed with the faces of the cards upwards in the dealing-box.

    Sharps and Flats|John Nevil Maskelyne
  • The dealing-box, however, is more complicated in its construction.

    Sharps and Flats|John Nevil Maskelyne