thunderbox(redirected from thunder-box)
dated slang A crude or rudimentary outdoor or portable toilet. The general used to get such bad constipation that he would shout his orders while still atop the thunderbox. There was a marvelous sense of freedom doing your business on the thunderbox while you stared up at the night sky.
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n. a portable stereo radio, often played very loudly in public. (see also boom box.) Someday I’m going to smash one of these thunderboxes!
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