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tumbling box


noun

a box, pivoted at two corners, used in the manner of a tumbling barrel.

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Nearby words

tumbler gear, tumbler switch, tumbleweed, tumbling, tumbling barrel, tumbling box, tumbrel, tumefacient, tumefaction, tumefy, tumen

Origin of tumbling box

First recorded in 1875–80
Also called rumble.
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