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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Boxer  \Box"er\,  n. 
  A  member  of  a  powerful  Chinese  organization  which  committed 
  numerous  outrages  on  Europeans  and  Christian  converts  in  the 
  uprising  against  foreigners  in  1900.  Various  names  as 
  ``League  of  United  Patriots''  and  ``Great  Knife  [or  Sword] 
  Society,''  have  been  given  as  the  Chinese  name  of  the 
  organization;  why  the  members  were  called  Boxers  is 
  uncertain. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Boxer  \Box"er\  (b[o^]ks"[~e]r),  n. 
  One  who  packs  boxes. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Boxer  \Box"er\,  n. 
  One  who  boxes;  a  pugilist. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  boxer 
  n  1:  someone  who  fights  with  his  fists  for  sport  [syn:  {pugilist}] 
  2:  a  worker  who  packs  things  into  containers  [syn:  {packer},  {bagger}] 
  3:  a  breed  of  stocky  medium-sized  short-haired  dog  with  a 
  brindled  coat  and  square-jawed  muzzle  developed  in  Germany 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Boxer 
 
  1.    A  {visual  language}  by  Hal  Abelson  and  Andy 
  diSessa  of  Berkeley  which  claims  to  be  the  successor  to 
  {Logo}.  Boxes  are  used  to  represent  {scope}. 
 
  2.    An  editor  for  {MS-DOS}. 
 
  [What  kind  of  editor?] 
 
  {Home  (www.boxersoftware.com/users/dhamel)}. 
 
  (1998-04-27) 
 
 




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