One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A box containing rollers which can be turned to display the day and month through openings in the box's front (now rare).
2A bordered space (especially on a piece of paper or a computer screen) in which a date may be displayed or entered.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Railway Times.
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