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glory box

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Definition of glory box in English:

noun

Australian /NZ
A box for a woman’s clothes and household items, stored in preparation for marriage.
Example sentences
  • 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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