shooting box


noun Chiefly British.

a small house or lodge for use during the shooting season.

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Also called shooting lodge.

Origin of shooting box

First recorded in 1805–15
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shooting box

noun

a small country house providing accommodation for a shooting party during the shooting seasonAlso called: shooting lodge
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