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bowsprit a large pole projecting forward from the bow of some sailing vessels.
bowstring the cord stretched between the two ends of an archer's bow. [3 definitions]
bow tie a short necktie tied in a bow.
bow window a bay window built in a curve outward from a building.
box1 a container made of cardboard, wood, or other stiff material, usu. rectangular and having a lid for the top. [9 definitions]
box2 a hit or blow struck with the hand or fist. [6 definitions]
box3 a hardwood evergreen shrub or tree used ornamentally. [2 definitions]
boxcar an enclosed railroad car used for carrying freight.
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.