wall box


noun Building Trades.

an enclosed iron or steel socket built into a masonry wall to support the end of a wooden beam.

Nearby words

  1. walkyrie,
  2. walküre,
  3. walküre, die,
  4. wall,
  5. wall bars,
  6. wall brown,
  7. wall creeper,
  8. wall fern,
  9. wall fruit,
  10. wall game

Origin of wall box

First recorded in 1870–75

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