Etymology
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shoebox (n.)

1860, from shoe (n.) + box (n.). In reference to a type of building from 1968.

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Definitions of shoebox

shoebox (n.)
a structure resembling a shoebox (as a rectangular building or a cramped room or compartment);
shoebox (n.)
an oblong rectangular (usually cardboard) box designed to hold a pair of shoes;
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