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1. A rectangular, usually cardboard box used for holding a pair of shoes.
2. Something resembling or suggestive of such a box, as a plain, rectangular building or a cramped room.
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Noun1.shoebox - a structure resembling a shoebox (as a rectangular building or a cramped room or compartment)
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
2.shoebox - an oblong rectangular (usually cardboard) box designed to hold a pair of shoes
box - a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
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The former inter-county footballer, 39, presented the youngsters with the shoeboxes packed with clothes, toys and toiletries donated by Irish families.
Pat has travelled to areas where shoeboxes are given and was happy to share her experiences and pictures and also take filled boxes members had collected.
Members of 28th Stirling (Bridge of Allan) Boys' Brigade rose to the challenge of making up shoeboxes of goodies to be sent to troops serving overseas at Christmas time.
The S3 ASDAN class organised a coffee morning to help raise funds for the delivery of shoeboxes packed with gifts for needy children this Christmas.
Samaritan's Purse delivers the gift shoeboxes filled with toys, school supplies and hygiene items to children affected by war, disease, disaster, poverty and famine.
THE ANNUAL BLYTHSWOOD Centre Christmas Shoebox appeal completed 123 shoeboxes for delivery to children and young people across Eastern Europe.
Donors are asked to fill shoeboxes with gifts such as toys, hygiene items, school supplies and sweets (but not chocolate), as well as providing PS3 to cover the cost of shipping.
A FUNERAL directors has teamed up with Huddersfield Rotary Club to organise a collection of Shoeboxes containing tinned and dried foods, Christmas goodies, toys and toiletries.
Last year, some 3,800 pairs of shoes were collected, Mahmud Salahi said, adding, "We have already prepared 10,000 shoeboxes, but it is projected that 15,000 pairs will be collected this year.
Bonded Logistics, a privately-owned global third-party logistics (3PL) provider, packed a company-record 6,000 shoeboxes during its annual Operation Christmas Child outreach event held last Saturday.
THOUSANDS of shoeboxes full of Christmas gifts are winging their way to poor children in Eastern Europe.
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