flower box



a box used for growing decorative plants in or around the home, often attached to a window ledge.

Origin of flower box

First recorded in 1875–80
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Examples from the Web for flower box

Historical Examples of flower box

  • The window was open, and the flower-box outside was in full scent and colour.

    The Rubicon

    E. F. Benson

  • I have schemes for a flower-box outside our windows at the flat.

    Miss Merivale's Mistake

    Mrs. Henry Clarke

  • The sun-room is an excellent place for utilizing "flower-box" fixtures decorated with artificial foliage.

    Artificial Light

    M. Luckiesh

  • The window sash was warped and stubborn; the woman excited, and in her anxiety something caught on the flower-box.

    The Long Dim Trail

    Forrestine C. Hooker

  • Thar was twenty-five thousand in that flower-box he guv to Jamie and the Little Lady; and this makes ten more.

    The Long Dim Trail

    Forrestine C. Hooker