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box elder a North American maple tree with compound leaves and soft wood that is used in making furniture.
Boxer a member of a Chinese secret society that in 1900 tried unsuccessfully to oust foreigners from the country.
boxer a professional prizefighter. [2 definitions]
boxer shorts men's briefs with an elastic waistband and a loose full cut, similar to that of boxer's trunks.
boxful the amount that a box can or does hold.
boxing1 a material of which boxes are made. [3 definitions]
boxing2 the sport, profession, or technique of fighting with the fists.
Boxing Day December 26, a holiday in the UK and other Commonwealth countries, publicly observed on the first weekday after Christmas.
boxing gloves a heavily padded set of leather gloves of standard weight and design used in boxing.
box lunch an individual light meal, prepared and put in a box to be eaten later, as during travel or at a picnic.
box office the ticket sales office of a theater, concert hall, stadium, or the like. [3 definitions]
box pleat a double pleat with edges folded toward each other.
box score a statistical summary in table form of each player's performance in a game, esp. baseball or basketball.
box seat a seat in a box, usu. offering a better view and some privacy, in a theater, concert hall, stadium, or the like.
box spring a cloth-covered bedspring having rows of individual but connected helical springs inside a boxlike frame.
box supper a social and fund-raising occasion at which the participants bid for donated box lunches.
boxthorn the matrimony vine.
box turtle any of several North American land turtles with a hinged shell that can completely enclose the body; box tortoise.
boxwood the hard, fine-grained, light yellow wood of the box tree or shrub, used for rulers, wood engravers' blocks, musical instruments, and the like. [2 definitions]
boxy like a box, as in shape or confining quality.
boy a male child or adolescent. [4 definitions]