an enclosure, used in experiments in animal learning, from which an animal must escape or in which it must manipulate various devices.
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Origin of puzzle box
First recorded in 1865–70
Words nearby puzzle box
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Example sentences from the Web for puzzle box
That comes of Harry dying so inconsiderately and leaving this puzzle-box on my hands.Michael, Brother of Jerry|Jack London
A pyramid seemed to have been constructed something after the manner of an onion or a Chinese puzzle-box.History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery|L.W. King and H.R. Hall