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box

1. verb To exchange punches with an opponent. I love to box and have been working on my right hook this week.
2. noun, slang A coffin. It was a bad car accident, but no one ended up in a box, thank goodness.
3. noun A very large portable radio or boom-box. It can also be called a "ghetto box." There are so many kids in the neighborhood with boxes that I can barely hear myself think!
4. noun A record player. My parents love playing their old records on the box.
5. noun An accordion. Can also be called a "squeeze box." Most polka music incorporates a box.
6. noun, rude slang The female genitals. He just seems so lecherous—I bet he's after your box.
7. noun, rude slang The male genitals, typically when covered by clothing. Yeah, I noticed his box—how could you miss it?

boxed

slang Dead. We did everything we could, but the patient boxed on the table during surgery.
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boxed (up)

 
1. Sl. intoxicated. I am way boxed, and I feel sick. She got boxed up on gin.
2. Sl. in jail. I committed the crime, and I was boxed for a long time for it. Pat was boxed up for two days till we got bond money.
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box

verb

box

verb

box

1. n. the genitals of the male, especially as contained within a garment, such as underwear. (Usually objectionable.) God, did you see the box on him?
2. n. the genitals of a female; the vagina considered as a container for the penis. (Usually objectionable.) He wants to get in her box.
3. n. a coffin. Put him in a box and put the box in a hole. Then the matter is closed.
4. n. a phonograph player. Yours is old! My box still has tubes!
5. n. a portable stereo radio. Does that damn box have to be so loud?
6. n. a piano. She sure can pound the devil out of that box!
7. in. to die. The old man looks like he’s going to box at any minute.
8. Go to (ghetto) box.
9. Go to (squeeze-)box.

boxed

verb
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boxed

mod. dead; died. (The box is possibly a coffin.) He’s boxed. There’s nothing that can be done.
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References in classic literature ?
Noticing in the next act that her box was empty, Vronsky, rousing indignant "hushes" in the silent audience, went out in the middle of a solo and drove home.
Then she went up to a gentleman with glossy pomaded hair parted down the center, who was stretching across the footlights holding out something to her, and all the public in the stalls as well as in the boxes was in excitement, craning forward, shouting and clapping.
As soon as it rose everyone in the boxes and stalls became silent, and all the men, old and young, in uniform and evening dress, and all the women with gems on their bare flesh, turned their whole attention with eager curiosity to the stage.
"Go straight to his box; that will be the simplest plan."
Just as he was passing the count's box, the door opened, and Monte Cristo came forth.
Jacob turned his head on one side, looked first at his brother and then at the hole, like a reflective monkey, and, finally, laid the box of guineas in the hole with much decision.
For if he gave notice that he was going, his mother, he knew, would insist on fetching from her box of guineas the three she had always promised him as his share; indeed, in his original plan, he had counted on this as a means by which the theft would be discovered under circumstances that would themselves speak for his innocence; but now, as I need hardly explain, that well- combined plan was completely frustrated.
The proof of this, is the letter of instructions sent ot Immanuel Hildesheim to clear and take away the box before sunrise.
Hildesheim cleared the box, took it off, and gave it to Skinsky.
As our distance from the wreck rapidly increased, the madman (for as such only could we regard him) was seen to emerge from the companion--way, up which by dint of strength that appeared gigantic, he dragged, bodily, the oblong box. While we gazed in the extremity of astonishment, he passed, rapidly, several turns of a three-inch rope, first around the box and then around his body.
I confess that I entertained some feeble hope of his final deliverance, when I saw him lash himself to the box, and commit himself to the sea."
Silas took his seat in silence on the wooden box before the fire, and Venus dropping into his low chair produced from among his skeleton hands, his tea-tray and tea-cups, and put the kettle on.
Mingott's box. It was that of a slim young woman, a little less tall than May Welland, with brown hair growing in close curls about her temples and held in place by a narrow band of diamonds.
"It's Box Five, you know, the box on the grand tier, next to the stage-box, on the left."
Marilla had sent a big box of preserves, and darkly hinted at a hamper for Thanksgiving, and Mrs.