variants: or sinkboat \ ˈ⸗ˌ⸗ \

Definition of sinkbox

: a device used in hunting wild fowl consisting of a raft or broad low float having a rectangular depression in which a hunter may conceal himself

called also battery

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History and Etymology for sinkbox

sink entry 2 + box or boat

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“Sinkbox.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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