Boxing Day

noun

Definition of Boxing Day

: the first weekday after Christmas observed as a legal holiday in parts of the Commonwealth of Nations and marked by the giving of Christmas boxes to service workers (such as postal workers)

First Known Use of Boxing Day

1743, in the meaning defined above

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“Boxing Day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Boxing%20Day. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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