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Definition of "driving-box" []

  • The journal-box of a driving-axle. (noun)
  • The driver's seat on a coach. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "driving-box" in a sentence
  • "I learned that our train had stopped on account of a hot driving-box on the engine; the hind brakeman had been sent back to put out a flag, but, imagining there was nothing coming, he had neglected to do his full duty, and before he knew it, a fast freight came tearing around the bend, and a tail-end collision was the result."
  • "On reaching it, I was rather surprised to see a strange Kaffir seated on the driving-box wrapped up in a blanket."
  • "More than three weeks had gone by when one morning Benita, who slept upon the cartel or hide-strung bed in the waggon, having dressed herself as best she could in that confined place, thrust aside the curtain and seated herself upon the voorkisse, or driving-box."