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shadow box

A shallow, framed, rectangular box usually with a glass front that is used for holding and protecting items on display.
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shad′ow box`

a rectangular frame fronted with a glass panel, used to show and protect items on display.


(ˈʃæd oʊˌbɒks)

to go through the motions of boxing, without an opponent, as a training or conditioning procedure.
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Noun1.shadow box - a shallow rectangular box with a transparent front used to protect and display small items (jewelry, coins, etc.)
box - a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
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The defendant then took his top off and began to shadow box with the door staff.
Shadow Box Workshop for Veterans Participants will be provided with a shadow box in which they may place their medals and memorabilia, 10:30 a.m.
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