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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Box  \Box\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Boxed}  (?);  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Boxing}.] 
  1.  To  inclose  in  a  box. 
 
  2.  To  furnish  with  boxes,  as  a  wheel. 
 
  3.  (Arch.)  To  inclose  with  boarding,  lathing,  etc.,  so  as  to 
  bring  to  a  required  form 
 
  {To  box  a  tree},  to  make  an  incision  or  hole  in  a  tree  for 
  the  purpose  of  procuring  the  sap. 
 
  {To  box  off},  to  divide  into  tight  compartments. 
 
  {To  box  up}. 
  a  To  put  into  a  box  in  order  to  save;  as  he  had  boxed 
  up  twelve  score  pounds. 
  b  To  confine;  as  to  be  boxed  up  in  narrow  quarters. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Boxing  \Box"ing\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  inclosing  anything  in  a  box,  as  for  storage 
  or  transportation. 
 
  2.  Material  used  in  making  boxes  or  casings. 
 
  3.  Any  boxlike  inclosure  or  recess;  a  casing. 
 
  4.  (Arch.)  The  external  case  of  thin  material  used  to  bring 
  any  member  to  a  required  form 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Boxing  \Box"ing\,  n. 
  The  act  of  fighting  with  the  fist;  a  combat  with  the  fist; 
  sparring 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  boxing 
  n  1:  fighting  with  the  fists  [syn:  {pugilism},  {fisticuffs}] 
  2:  the  enclosure  of  something  in  a  box  [syn:  {packing}] 




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