Limber box


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Limber box (Mil) a box on the limber for carrying ammunition.
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In literature:

It is like boxing gloves or a punching bag, a thing that serves its turn to limber up your brain.
"Carl and the Cotton Gin" by Sara Ware Bassett
Roll two pieces of cardboard, or pieces of limber pasteboard boxes, into cylinders; ink or blacken them.
"Little Folks' Handy Book" by Lina Beard
And how could they load when the seats and the limber-boxes were still locked, and when the gun was still covered?
"'Jena' or 'Sedan'?" by Franz Beyerlein
Commanders of batteries will see that their limber and caisson-boxes are filled to their utmost capacity.
"Nurse and Spy in the Union Army" by S. Emma E. Edmonds
Limber ascended the box again.
"The Long Dim Trail" by Forrestine C. Hooker
I rushed out to the limber 'phone box, and we were soon at it hammer and tongs.
"The Secrets of a Kuttite" by Edward O. Mousley