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dealing box

noun

  1. 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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Word History and Origins

Origin of dealing box1

First recorded in 1925–30

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Example Sentences

The dealing-box, however, is more complicated in its construction.

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

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