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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- dealer's choice,
Origin of dealing box
First recorded in 1925–30
Also called shoe.
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Examples from the Web for dealing box
The pack is then cut and placed with the faces of the cards upwards in the dealing-box.
The dealing-box, however, is more complicated in its construction.