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hunting box

noun, Chiefly British
a hunting lodge or house near or in a hunting area for use during the hunting season.
Also called hunt box.
Origin of hunting box
1790-1800 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Desmond hurried away, and reached the hunting box just as Clive had completed his change of clothes.

    In Clive's Command Herbert Strang
  • “They have purchased the hunting box close to the — Hall, and are going there now,” said the first.

    The King's Own Captain Frederick Marryat
  • Clive accordingly moved his troops out, from the mango trees, to a line with the hunting box.

    With Clive in India G. A. Henty
  • From the roof of the hunting box, Clive watched the progress of the enemy's movements.

    With Clive in India G. A. Henty
  • On the river bank, a little in advance of the grove, was a hunting box belonging to the nabob, surrounded by a masonry wall.

    With Clive in India G. A. Henty
  • Not far from a hunting box, beside a pretty clump of trees, I noticed a white tablet, with a black inscription on it.

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