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Definition of "cartridge-box" []

  • A portable case or box of leather, with cells for holding cartridges. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "cartridge-box" in a sentence
  • "The alarm spread instantly through the camp, and in a moment the command turned out for action, somewhat in deshabille it is true, but none the less effective, for every man had grabbed his rifle and cartridge-box at the first alarm."
  • "An empty cartridge-box, a man killed, cannot be replaced."
  • "Another spread out over his coat the cross-belt and cartridge-box of a National Guardsman, the cover of the cartridge-box being ornamented with this inscription in red worsted:"