shoebox

[shoo-boks]
noun
1.
an oblong cardboard box of a standard size used to package a pair of shoes for sale.
2.
any house, building, or other construction likened to a shoebox because of its shape or cramped area.
Also, shoe box.


Origin:
1855–60; shoe + box1

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shoebox

noun
1. a structure resembling a shoebox (as a rectangular building or a cramped room or compartment) 
2. an oblong rectangular (usually cardboard) box designed to hold a pair of shoes 
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Example sentences
So far this has kept images small: they are rarely bigger than a shoebox.
Has pockets all over and can fit in half the size of a shoebox when folded.
It means keeping my family photos in a shoebox rather than displaying them on
  shelves in my home, so friends don't ask about them.
The shoebox of data is more valuable to the customer as it becomes larger.
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