box top

box top

box top ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. the top of a box; the upper portion of a boxed product, which may contain the expiration date, product identification, proof of purchase, or special voucher.

Origin of box top 1935–40 Examples from the Web for box-top Historical Examples of box-top

  • “I should move back to Oregon,” she said, dropping her slice back on the box-top.


    Cory Doctorow

  • Thus it is evident that the small motion of the centre of the box-top is much increased at the spring extremity.

    A Treatise on Meteorological Instruments

    Henry Negretti

  • Word Origin and History for box-top n.

    1937, American English, from box (n.1) + top (n.1).

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