box [-es] n
OE < L. bux-us, box-tree.
- Drawer; square container; rectangular receptacle; keeper of mementos; small treasury made of wood or stone; [fig.] memory; record; heart; mental storage place; repository of affection; (see Luke 7:37).
- Casket; coffin; long wooden chest for burial of the dead; [fig.] weight; burden of pain; load of grief.
- Theater compartment; seat in a play-house; small room for people attending a performance; [fig.] human body; life span.