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box social

n.
A fundraising event in which donated box lunches are auctioned off.

box′ so′cial


n.
a social event, usu. to raise funds, at which box lunches or dinners are auctioned off.
[1925–30, Amer.]

box social

- A social event at which boxes of food are auctioned to male bidders, who win the privilege of eating and dancing with the woman who prepared the box lunch.
See also related terms for privilege.
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For this reason, the present collection of short fiction, The Box Social and Other Stories, comes as a welcome surprise, at least to those of us who were not around in the 1940s and 1950s when some of the stories were first published in journals.
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