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ditty box

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noun
  1. a small box used like a ditty bag.
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Origin of ditty box

1880–85; Americanism
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Historical Examples

  • If there is a thief on board, no man's ditty-box will be safe.

    Fighting in Cuban Waters

    Edward Stratemeyer

  • I reckon that I cleared a good bit more over that ditty-box.

  • I had the corners of that ditty-box off as soon as Isaac had gone for the night.

  • Hoang returned to the forecastle-hatch and went below, groping under his bunk in his ditty-box.

  • It warned me against keeping "a ditty-box that others have a better claim to, and is like to cost you dear."