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dog box

n
1. (Railways) informal Austral a compartment in a railway carriage with no corridor
2. informal NZ disgrace; disfavour (in the phrase in the dog box)
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It had been left out in the back garden all night with just a small wooden dog box for shelter.
Riley, owner of a three-year old Labrador, said: "This was the third party for my dog Box this year and it was arguably the best.
Dogs rested in their dog box while awaiting their turn to train, and returned to their box afterwards for recovery.
The new Dog Box from Snap-on Industrial is a rolling tool box that makes moving tools across a maintenance garage breeze.
A North London Railway luggage/guard's brake van, built in 1872, features design quirks of the time--a dog box with two small ventilated doors, and a flap that housed a gas container which fuelled the carriage lighting.
Kommissar Brown's disgraceful central city dog box apartments are just as unaffordable as any housing anywhere in Auckland and there is not a chance that the young people commuting up to 160 kms from where they can afford anything, will move into this "housing" at these locations that Kommissar Brown thinks to be the ideal for them.
And take your giant popcorn receptacle, greasy hot dog box and empty Ben & Jerry's tub with you.
In a pick-up, the best option is to thru-bolt the dog box to the bed.
As a boy growing up in south Mississippi, I rarely saw a pickup that didn't have a dog box bolted securely in the bed.
As soon as they came boiling out of the dog box they began to sound off, and once Rosey and I donned our packs we were on the trail behind them.