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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 ?
Her husband began talking to her across the box, and Madame Kartasova made a scene.
Count, your maman is asking for you," said the young Princess Sorokina, peeping out of the door of the box.
A tall, beautiful woman with a mass of plaited hair and much exposed plump white shoulders and neck, round which she wore a double string of large pearls, entered the adjoining box rustling her heavy silk dress and took a long time settling into her place.
Upon reaching their stalls, they found the whole of the audience in the parterre standing up and directing their gaze towards the box formerly possessed by the Russian ambassador.
Upon this occasion an unmistakable sign from Madame Danglars intimated her desire to see Albert in her box directly the curtain fell on the second act, and neither the politeness nor good taste of Morcerf would permit his neglecting an invitation so unequivocally given.
This procedure was not objectionable to Jacob; on the contrary, the guineas clinked so pleasantly as they fell, that he wished for a repetition of the sound, and seizing the box, began to rattle it very gleefully.
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.
Before I went to sleep, I gave him to understand that I had some valuable furniture in my box, too good to be lost: a fine hammock, a handsome field-bed, two chairs, a table, and a cabinet; that my closet was hung on all sides, or rather quilted, with silk and cotton; that if he would let one of the crew bring my closet into his cabin, I would open it there before him, and show him my goods.
A hint, a surmise, a doubt as to what might be in the box, would destroy him.
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.
Jealous of the custody of the box, and yet fearful of opening it under the existing circumstances, Wegg hesitated.
The club box, therefore, waited in visible suspense while Mr.
This had been Silas's testimony, though he clutched strongly at the idea of the pedlar's being the culprit, if only because it gave him a definite image of a whereabout for his gold after it had been taken away from its hiding-place: he could see it now in the pedlar's box.
It's Box Five, you know, the box on the grand tier, next to the stage-box, on the left.
Miss Patty had sent the key to Anne, with a letter in which she said Gog and Magog were packed in a box under the spare-room bed, but might be taken out when wanted; in a postscript she added that she hoped the girls would be careful about putting up pictures.