ready box


Definition of ready box

: a box placed near a gun (as on a ship) to hold ammunition kept ready for immediate use

Examples of ready box in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web American apothecary brand comes this handsome set of five quality grooming essentials tucked in a gift-ready box. Katie Chang, Forbes, 31 Oct. 2021 Give her a taste of the good stuff with this introductory set from La Mer, featuring four cult-favorite products in a gift-ready box. Nicola Fumo, Forbes, 26 Apr. 2021 Suppliers must deliver products in display-ready boxes, reducing the time needed to stock shelves. Guy Boulton, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 4 May 2018

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First Known Use of ready box

1942, in the meaning defined above

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“Ready box.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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