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Bandar Khomeyni
Bandar Lampung
Bandar Seri Begawan
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banded adder
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banded gecko
banded krait
banded palm civet
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banded rudderfish
banded sand snake

Bandbox definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BAND'BOX, n. A slight paper box for bands, caps, bonnets, muffs, or other light articles.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: a light cylindrical box for holding light articles of attire (especially hats)

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Date: 1631 1. a usually cylindrical box of cardboard or thin wood for holding light articles of attire 2. a structure (as a baseball park) having relatively small interior dimensions II. adjective Date: 1844 exquisitely neat, clean, or ordered as if just taken from a bandbox <a bandbox perfection of appearance> bandbox adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a usu. circular cardboard box for carrying hats. Phrases and idioms: out of a bandbox extremely neat. Etymology: BAND(1) + BOX(1)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bandbox Band"box`, n. A light box of pasteboard or thin wood, usually cylindrical, for holding ruffs (the bands of the 17th century), collars, caps, bonnets, etc.

1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

Mine a-se on a bandbox; an answer to the offer of any thing inadequate to the purpose for which it is proffered, like offering a bandbox for a seat.


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