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box

an enclosure within a courtroom, e.g. witness box, where the witness sits, or the press box, where the press sit, or the jury box, where the jury sits.
References in classic literature ?
But her attention was speedily diverted by the squabble going on in the corner; for Fanny, forgetful of her young-ladyism and her sixteen years, had boxed Tom's ears, and Tom, resenting the insult, had forcibly seated her in the coal-hod, where he held her with one hand while he returned the compliment with the other.
I rode my wheel more, chiefly because it was permanently out of pawn; and I boxed and fenced, walked on my hands, jumped high and broad, put the shot and tossed the caber, and went swimming.
She could have boxed Arnold on both ears for being so unreasonably afraid of her.