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From The Great War 1914-1918

The Box: The name given for a coffin. [1]

To Box: To manipulate the figures of returns, particularly musketry returns, for purposes of deception. [1]

References / notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 Edward Fraser and John Gibbons (1925). Soldier and Sailor Words and Phrases. Routledge, London p.34.
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