A quick, sharp blow, especially with the hand
A difficult, often embarrassing situation or condition
To hit with a quick, sharp blow of the hand
To enclose in a box
To fight for sport
in a box
Her jewelry box was tiny and wooden.
In addition to the bones themselves, the box contained a ripped plaid flannel shirt, and nestled at the bottom, dirty jeans, boots, and yellowed, soiled undershorts.
Fred examined the small bone and handed it back to Cynthia who gingerly dropped it into a small crystal jewelry box on her bureau.
In the box was a small, simple necklace of a bronze chain and faded bronze coin.
Perhaps the weekend respite from the jury box had lessened Fred's apprehension.