drop box

noun Textiles.
a box for holding shuttles on a loom, as a box loom, used on either side of the race plate in weaving cloth having a variety of colors in the filling.

Origin:
1855–60

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Main Entry:  drop box1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a secure container or receptacle for deposited, donated, or returned items; a receptacle where items may be dropped off; also written dropbox, drop-box
Example:  The videos are returned in a drop box.
Main Entry:  drop box2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  on a loom, the container holding shuttles for wefts of various colors
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Example sentences
For after hours filing, a drop box is located outside at the rear of the building adjacent to the handicap ramp.
For after hours filing, a drop box is located outside the building.
It is the second drop box to the left of the building entrance.
Payments placed in the drop box will be applied to your account on the next business day.
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