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boxen


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Boxen  \Box"en\  (b[o^]ks"'n),  a. 
  Made  of  boxwood;  pertaining  to  or  resembling,  the  box 
  ({Buxus}).  [R.] 
 
  The  faded  hue  of  sapless  boxen  leaves.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  boxen  /bok'sn/  pl.n.  [very  common;  by  analogy  with  {VAXen}] 
  Fanciful  plural  of  {box}  often  encountered  in  the  phrase  `Unix  boxen', 
  used  to  describe  commodity  {{Unix}}  hardware.  The  connotation  is  that 
  any  two  Unix  boxen  are  interchangeable. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  boxen 
 
  /bok'sn/  (By  analogy  with  {VAXen})  A  fanciful  plural  of  {box} 
  often  encountered  in  the  phrase  "Unix  boxen",  used  to  describe 
  commodity  {Unix}  hardware.  The  connotation  is  that  any  two 
  Unix  boxen  are  interchangeable. 
 
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