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boxes, plural;
  1. Recite the compass points in correct order

  2. Make a complete change of direction
    • - by now the breeze had boxed the compass
  1. A slow-growing European evergreen shrub or small tree with glossy dark green leaves. It is often grown as a hedge and for topiary

  2. The hard, heavy wood of this tree, formerly widely used for engraving and for musical instruments

  3. Any of a number of trees that have similar wood or foliage, in particular

  1. a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
  2. put into a box; "box the gift, please"
  3. hit with the fist; "I'll box your ears!"
  4. private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance; "the royal box was empty"
  5. engage in a boxing match
  6. the quantity contained in a box; "he gave her a box of chocolates"
  7. Box (plural boxes) describes a variety of containers and receptacles for permanent use as storage, or for temporary use often for transporting contents. The word derives from the Greek πύξος (puxos), "box, boxwood".
  8. In geometry, a cuboid is a solid figure bounded by six faces, forming a convex polyhedron. There are two competing incompatible definitions of a cuboids in the mathematical literature. ...
  9. Hi-Risers are a type of highly customized automobile, typically an inexpensive American-built sedan modified by significantly increasing the ground clearance and adding large-diameter wheels with low-profile tires. ...
  10. Logan's Run is a 1976 science fiction film based on the novel of the same name by William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson. ...
  11. Box (Roger Bochs) is a superhero from Canada. He was featured in Marvel Comics publications, notably Alpha Flight.
  12. Cricket is traced back to 1550. It was first played in Guildford, Surrey. Later in 1598, cricket was cited in an Italian English dictionary written by Florio. In the year 1676, British residents in Aleppo played cricket abroad for the first time.
  13. A cuboid container, usually with a hinged lid; As much as fills a such a container; A compartment of a storage furniture, or of a part of such a furniture, such as of a drawer, shelving, etc; A compartment to sit in at a theater, courtroom or auditorium; A small rectangular shelter like a booth; ...
  14. (boxed (in)) to be trapped in a group of riders, unable to move forward or sideway.
  15. (Boxed) Term used to describe an item packaged inside a box.
  16. (Boxed) overcome by narcotics or liquor
  17. (Boxed) system of betting where a three or four digit number pays off if those numbers are drawn in any order.
  18. (Boxed) when different mobs of sheep are mixed.
  19. (Boxes) Usually holding 25 to 50 cigars, these boxes come in many shapes and sizes. Cigars can be sold in natural cedar boxes, basswood, or even cardboard boxes covered in decorative paper.
  20. (Boxes) original manufacturer's container of multiple packs, often 24 packs per box.
  21. (BOXES (Basket Opportunity eXchangeablE Securities)) BOXES are index-linked, callable, exchangeable notes that accrue interest. Interest is not paid until maturity. These securities are not principal protected. ...
  22. (BOXES) This technique highlights or isolates important words or graphs from secondary copy surrounding it. Boxes also create interest and give the reader’s eye a break from long passages and monotonous amounts of text.
  23. (Boxes) Another popular term for matchboxes. The general classification for all size match containers from petites to presentation boxes. (See Petites, Presentation Boxes).
  24. (Boxes) Turned decorative, or functional forms that are cylindrical in shape. Boxes are usually turned and hollowed from endgrain blanks and feature a suction fit lid, or a loose fitting lid depending on the turners preference.
  25. (Boxes) Under the terms of the Uruguay Round Agreement on Agriculture, the measures that a country uses to support its agricultural sector are categorised into one or other of the following boxes: