A small nightclub or restaurant featuring live music.
[French, from Old French boiste, box, from Late Latin buxida, from buxis; see box1.]
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a small nightclub, cabaret, or restaurant
[French, literally: box]
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a nightclub; cabaret.
[< French: box]
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