1. as a bodily organ.
(a) [mid-16C+] (also Christmas box, sex-box) the vagina; thus generic for a woman.
(b) [1930s–50s] (US) the mouth.
(c) [1940s+] (US gay) the male genitals; thus the bulge of genitals in tight trousers.
(d) [1950s–70s] (US black) the buttocks; the anus.
(e) [1960s] (US black) sexual intercourse.
(f) [1990s+] (US campus, also lustbox) an exceptionally attractive female.
2. as a container.
(a) [early 17C; mid-19C+] (also stiff box) a coffin; thus phrs. put to bed in a box, send home in a box, to bury.
(b) [19C+] a prison, a prison cell, a prison visiting compartment; thus boxing up, imprisonment.
(c) [late 19C] (US campus) a pulpit.
(d) [20C+] a safe (esp. an old-fashioned model); thus box-cracker, a safe-breaker.
(e) [20C+] the witness box; thus (Aus.) jump the box, to turn Queen’s evidence; also fig. use.
(f) [1920s] (US Und.) a slot machine, a ‘one-armed bandit’.
(g) [1930s] (US) a cash till.
(h) [1960s+] (US prison) a measure of marijuana, orig. (1960s) that which filled a matchbox.
(i) [1970s+] (US prison) a carton of cigarettes, the equivalent of $15 in a barter economy.
(j) [1970s+] (US) a refrigerator.
3. as a (small) place [also Fr. boîte, lodging house or restaurant].
(a) [late 17C] a small drinking house or tavern.
(b) [mid-18C–mid-19C] a house.
(c) [20C+] a nightclub.
(d) [1940s] (US black) a room; an apartment.
(e) [1950s+] (US Und.) a punishment cell; also attrib.
4. as a musical instrument, record player, television, etc.
(a) [20C+] (US) a piano; thus bang the box, play the piano.
(b) [1910s+] a radio, a record-player; a portable radio cassette player.
(c) [1920s+] (orig. US black) a guitar, a fiddle, a banjo.
(d) [1920s+] (US, also hell-box) an accordion; a melodeon.
(e) [1940s+] (US) a jukebox.
(f) [1960s+] television; thus on the box, on television.
(g) [1960s+] a tape-recorder, stereo system, cassette tape deck.
(h) [1980s] (UK black) a speaker for a sound system.
(i) [1990s+] (US) a lie-detector.
[1910s–40s] (US) a piano-player.
[2000s] (S.Afr. gay) a lesbian.
[1950s] (US Und.) safe-cracking.
see separate entries.
[1980s+] (US) dead.
[1930s] (UK Und.) one who steals from tills.
[1930s+] (US Und.) breaking open a safe.
1. [1960s] fellatio.
2. [1960s+] cunnilingus.
[1930–40s] (US Und.) a bank guard.
[1970s] (US Und.) a safe-breaker.
[1990s+] (US prison) time spent in solitary confinement.
[1960s–70s] a sexually enthusiastic woman.
[1970s] (US Und.) the physical act of safe-breaking.
[1940s–50s] (US Und.) a safe-breaker.
see separate entry.
see sense 1a above.
see do someone’s head in under do in v.
see sense 4d above.
1. [1940s–60s] a sexually promiscuous woman; also attrib.
2. [1960s+] the female genitals.
[1970s+] sexually aroused.
[1990s+] (orig. W.I., Trin.) to perform cunnilingus.
see sense 1a above.
[1940s] (US Und.) to blow open a safe.
SE in slang uses
[mid-19C+] (US) having legs so made that the ankle-bones knock together.
[1990s+] (US prison) the amount of marijuana that can be purchased in exchange for a carton of cigarettes (worth approx. $10).
[1940s] (US black/Harlem) a cigarette or cigar (stub).
[late 19C] a silk top-hat.
1. [1920s–40s] (US) a Scandinavian.
2. (Aus.) a German.
1. [20C+] stupid.
2.  (US) synon, with squarehead n.2 (1)used to describe a German.
[late 18C–mid-19C] shoes.
[1980s] a drink composed of wine and cider, consumed by alcoholics.
[mid-19C] (UK Und.) a woman’s tongue.
[late 19C–1920s] (US, Western) a chorus-girl who followed her performance by mixing with the patrons in their boxes, promoting the sale of drinks and, when desired, offering herself as a part-time prostitute.
[late 18C–early 19C] a would-be man of fashion, with ambition, but lacking income.
see separate entries.
[1930s] (US black) a general phr. of greeting.
[late 17C-18C; 20C+] in difficulties, in a confused state of mind, in a quandary.
[late 19C+] (Aus. / Can.) in the same situation.
[1950s+] (N.Z.) in an advantageous or dominant position, in a secure situation.
[20C+] (Aus.) exceptional, well above average.
to place someone in an impossible situation.
see put a/the block on under block n.6
[1990s+] (Irish) to defecate.