box lunch

noun

Definition of box lunch 

: a lunch packed in a container (such as a box)

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The Upper Kirby store will expand the menu to include paninis and box lunches. Greg Morago, Houston Chronicle, "Slowpokes coffee bar expanding to Kirby Grove," 18 June 2018 The entry fee includes 18 holes of golf with cart, gift packages, box lunch, refreshments all day, social hour, dinner and prizes. Staff Report, Aurora Beacon-News, "Golf outing to benefit Aurora East Educational Foundation," 15 June 2018 The juxtaposition of flying private while munching on a box lunch is amazing. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Inside Kanye West’s Wild, Wild Wyoming Release Party for Ye," 1 June 2018 An optional box lunch will be available by pre-order, for $10 prepaid by June 3, and can be picked up at The Wood on the day of the tour. Courant Community, "Community News For The South Windsor Edition," 29 May 2018 Nancy Owens Breast Cancer Foundation’s Swing for the Cure on Monday, April 23, at Sweetwater Country Club begins with a putting contest at 10 a.m., followed by shotgun start with box lunches provided and a tournament ending cocktail hour. Terry St. John, Houston Chronicle, "Greater Houston athletic activities listings: April 18," 18 Apr. 2018 May 12 Cost: $35; $15 box lunch Tickets: available online or at Dig’s, Paul’s Fruit Markets and St. Matthews Feed and Seed. Paul Cappiello, The Courier-Journal, "Four must-see home and garden tours to experience in Louisville this spring," 12 Apr. 2018 Wine, beer and other refreshments will be available all day, along with box lunches. Heidi Finley, charlotteobserver, "Save the date: The spring CLT Boomer Expo features a day of fun | Charlotte Observer," 28 Mar. 2018 Eco-friendly, biodegradable and compostable plates, box lunches, cups, and flatware products were used. Karen Farkas, cleveland.com, "Huntington Convention Center's reduce, reuse, recycle program benefits the community," 13 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of box lunch

1890, in the meaning defined above

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