glory box
A young woman's collection of household items, such as linen, which she is setting aside for her marriage. In other countries it is called a hope chest or bottom drawer. Glory box is probably related to British dialect glory hole 'a place for storing odds and ends'. First recorded 1915.

Australian idioms. 2014.

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  • Glory box — may refer to: *a hope chest, a box containing items typically stored by unmarried young women in anticipation of future marriages or married lives * Glory Box , a song by Portishead from their 1994 album Dummy …   Wikipedia

  • glory box — noun (Aust and NZ) A box in which a young woman keeps her trousseau, etc, a bottom drawer • • • Main Entry: ↑glory …   Useful english dictionary

  • Glory Box — est un single du groupe de trip hop Portishead sorti en 1994, extrait de l album Dummy. Il utilise un sample de la chanson Ike s rap II d Isaac Hayes. L album est sorti en octobre 1994. Le groupe était dans l émission Nulle part ailleurs de Canal …   Wikipédia en Français

  • glory box — noun A lady’s storage box containing items saved for her wedding or married life. Syn: bottom drawer, hope chest …   Wiktionary

  • glory box — noun Austral./NZ a box for a woman s clothes and household items, stored in preparation for marriage …   English new terms dictionary

  • glory box — /ˈglɔri bɒks/ (say glawree boks) noun a chest in which young women store clothes, linen, etc., in expectation of being married; bottom drawer; hope chest …   Australian English dictionary

  • Glory Box (Portishead song) — Infobox Single Name = Glory Box Artist = Portishead from Album = Dummy B side = Toy Box Released = start date|1995|01|2 Format = CD single, CD maxi, 12 Recorded = Genre = Trip hop, alternative Length = Label = Go! Discs/London Writer = Geoff… …   Wikipedia

  • Box — describes a variety of containers and receptacles. When no specific shape is described, a typical rectangular box may be expected. Nevertheless, a box may have a horizontal cross section that is square, elongated, round or oval; sloped or domed… …   Wikipedia

  • Glory Times — est un maxi du groupe Portishead sorti en 1995. Il contient les reprises remixées de deux morceaux mythiques : Sour times et Glory box. Portail de la musique Catégories : Album musical so …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Glory Times — Infobox Album Name = Glory Times Type = compilation Artist = Portishead Released = June 7, 1995 Recorded = 1994 Genre = Trip hop Length = 46:49 Label = Go! Discs/London Producer = Portishead, Adrian Utley Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|2.5|5… …   Wikipedia

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