tuck box


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Noun1.tuck box - a box for storing eatables (especially at boarding school)tuck box - a box for storing eatables (especially at boarding school)
box - a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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tuck box

n (Brit) (Scol) (old) → scatola di dolciumi (mandata da casa)
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Speaking to reporters at the National Education Union annual conference in April, Jane Jenkins, from a Cardiff primary school, said children have turned up with just a slice of bread and margarine in their lunchbox, adding that the school supplements lunches, and frequently gives out fruit from the fruit tuck box.
Jane Jenkins from a Cardiff primary school said that children have turned up with just a slice of bread and margarine in their lunchbox, adding that the school supplements lunches, and frequently gives out fruit from the fruit tuck box if they cannot afford the 20p to buy it.
They were lines often recited by my first-born and ever-busy sister:What is this life, if full of care,We have no time to stand and stareBut I wasn't standing I was sitting in a shapely wicker chair, taking in the view and indulging myself with a pre-lunch sherry from the complimentary tuck box, in the most tastefully luxurious suite of rooms that I have ever had the privilege of enjoying.The ol Donyo Lodge is a very special place.
We're also offering Magnum ice-creams on daylight flights from London and a Tuck Box on inbound and overnight flights."
the whole shirt was just bulging with sweets, and then look around, open the tuck box, throw it all in, lock it up.
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I desperately wanted to go to boarding school - mainly for the tuck box and midnight feasts.
Like Sue, diabetics have to learn to read their bodies and prepare for disruptions in daily routine, including, perhaps, keeping a tuck box of high-sugar snacks.
If Grandad put a few thousand pounds in technology shares in Spring 2000, his poor grandchild may be barely able to afford a tuck box at university next autumn, let alone sandwiches to put in it.
The 13 notes and letters were sent to William by Diana when he was 10 at Eton, where he kept them in a locked tuck box.