boxing


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Box \Box\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Boxed (?); p. pr. & vb. n.
   Boxing.]
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   1. To inclose in a box.
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   2. To furnish with boxes, as a wheel.
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   3. (Arch.) To inclose with boarding, lathing, etc., so as to
      bring to a required form.
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   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.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Boxing \Box"ing\, n.
   1. The act of inclosing (anything) in a box, as for storage
      or transportation.
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   2. Material used in making boxes or casings.
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   3. Any boxlike inclosure or recess; a casing.
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   4. (Arch.) The external case of thin material used to bring
      any member to a required form.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Boxing \Box"ing\, n.
   The act of fighting with the fist; a combat with the fist;
   sparring; pugilism. --Blackstone.
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   Boxing glove, a large padded mitten or glove used in
      sparring for exercise or amusement.
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