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:"