box social

noun

Definition of box social

: a fund-raising affair at which box lunches are auctioned to the highest bidder

First Known Use of box social

1882, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of box social was in 1882

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“Box social.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/box%20social. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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