BANDBOX. 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.
- The Devil's Dictionary (Ambrose Bierce)
Band"box` (bănd"b&obreve;ks`), n.
A light box of pasteboard or thin wood, usually cylindrical, for
holding ruffs (the bands of the 17th century), collars, caps,
- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
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