Definition of loose box in English:

loose box

Line breaks: loose box

noun

British
  • A stable, or an enclosed area in a stable building, in which a horse is kept and within which it does not need to be tied.
    More example sentences
    • A separate driveway leads to the stable areas, which comprise a large loose stable, three loose boxes and a tack room.
    • There is extensive stabling with eighteen loose boxes, an indoor arena and extensive farm buildings.
    • He used to ride well, but doesn't these days, although there are 13 loose boxes, a tack room and an outdoor manège.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space