A box for a woman’s clothes and household items, stored in preparation for marriage.
- But, despite the tradition, you would have been hard-pressed to find any glory boxes under our beds.
- But it was the big deal, people used to have glory boxes and they'd buy loads of linen.
- By the way, Heather tells me that glory boxes are called ‘hope chests’ in the US.
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