Cartridge-box

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Cartridge-box a small box for holding cartridges, carried by soldiers
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A corr. of Cartouche.

Usage

In literature:

We brought up a box of cartridges and now we haven't one.
"The Gold Trail" by Harold Bindloss
Here, Clayley, old boy; here's a cartridge-box.
"The Rifle Rangers" by Captain Mayne Reid
I want to see whether it's possible to do as you did, Val, and bring out a wagon of cartridge-boxes.
"Charge!" by George Manville Fenn
The cartridge-box was at the bottom of the locker.
"Sail Ho!" by George Manville Fenn
He turned to his third box of cartridges with a grim smile on his face.
"A Prisoner of Morro" by Upton Sinclair
In the process he used up his box of cartridges.
"The Adventures of Bobby Orde" by Stewart Edward White
The infantry threw away their heavy cap boxes and cartridge boxes, and carried their caps and cartridges in their pockets.
"Detailed Minutiae of Soldier life in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865" by Carlton McCarthy
On top of the medley lay a heavy revolver, with the cylinder swung out and empty, a box of cartridges, a dirty rag, and an oil can.
"Desert Conquest" by A. M. Chisholm
I took the liberty of buying a box of cartridges and making several up, hoping you wouldn't mind.
"The Alembic Plot" by Ann Wilson
And speaking of powder reminds me that it will only be a reasonable precaution to open a few boxes of cartridges, and load all our rifles.
"The First Mate" by Harry Collingwood
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In news:

In the ensuing years, he's amassed a personal collection of decoys , paintings, cartridge boxes, photographs and other artifacts from the world of waterfowling.
The pens use refillable ink cartridges, come with a gift box and are guaranteed against splitting.
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