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box seat

n.
1. A seat in a box at a public place of entertainment, such as a theater or stadium.
2. A storage box on a coach, the lid of which serves as a seat for the driver.
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box seat

n
1. (Theatre) a seat in a theatre box
2. in the box seat Brit and Austral and NZ in the best position
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box′ seat′


n.
a seat in a box at the theater, opera, etc.
[1830–40]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.box seat - a special seat in a theater or grandstand box
box, loge - private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance; "the royal box was empty"
covered stand, grandstand - a stand at a racecourse or stadium consisting of tiers with rows of individual seats that are under a protective roof
seat - furniture that is designed for sitting on; "there were not enough seats for all the guests"
2.box seat - the driver's seat on a coach; "an armed guard sat in the box with the driver"
coach-and-four, four-in-hand, coach - a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver
seat - furniture that is designed for sitting on; "there were not enough seats for all the guests"
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References in classic literature ?
And all the time she was looking backward to the day, seemingly so long ago, when she sat on the box seat for the first time, her legs dangling in the air, too short to reach the footboard.
He had reached the temple of mirth just as Ajax's act was commencing, and having purchased a box seat was now leaning breathlessly over the rail watching every move of the great ape, his eyes wide in wonder.
When I booked my place at the coach office I had had 'Box Seat' written against the entry, and had given the book-keeper half-a-crown.
* Tickets to the game: $10 each for box seats and $5 each for general admission.
The amphitheater with a capacity of 8,300 is composed of lower- and upper-level seating, box seats, state-of-the-art audio and video infrastructure, complete with LED video walls.
Tickets for the game are still available at the media center of the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex with upper box seats priced at P100 and lower box seats at P200.
Requests for so-called box seats, where underwriters and brokers negotiate policies face-to-face, have increased due to Lloyd's expansion into more countries, a spokesman says.
Tickets: Season tickets are $350 for premium box seats in the first five rows and $295 for all other box seats.
Some people buy season tickets and box seats, while others buy islands and build golf courses.
Tickets for Spinners games at LeLacheur Park cost $10 for premium box seats, $9 for regular box seats and $6 for reserved.
Whyte, pictured right, also demands two directors' box seats at Ibrox for LIFE and the power to appoint two members to the board.