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hunting box

noun Chiefly British.
  1. a hunting lodge or house near or in a hunting area for use during the hunting season.
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Origin of hunting box

First recorded in 1790–1800
Also called hunt box.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for hunt box

Historical Examples of hunt box

  • She and Nurse Betty were installed at his own hunting-box, Mildenham.


    John Galsworthy

  • The “Haycock” ceased to be an inn, and is now occupied as a hunting-box.

  • I don't advocate the use of the hunting-box for bee hunting.

    Bee Hunting

    John Ready Lockard

  • In vain will you now seek for his hunting-box or his castle.

  • He nursed me, by Jove, that he did, when I was down with fever in the hunting-box last year.

    Heriot's Choice

    Rosa Nouchette Carey