dealing box


: a case that holds a deck of playing cards so that they may be dealt one by one

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Qualcomm’s chip deals boxed out competitors An obvious question is how Qualcomm maintained its stranglehold over the supply of modem chips. Timothy B. Lee, Ars Technica, 30 May 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dealing box was in 1897

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“Dealing box.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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