box set


variants or boxed set
: a collection of related items packaged together in a box and sold as a single unit
The box set includes all of the band's albums and singles.
a 10-DVD boxed set of the television show's first season
a 4-volume box set

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The box set of Pink Floyd music that partner Harry Pearce designed, creating a whole alphabet from the typeface on the band’s 1977 Animals cover. Sarah Medford, WSJ, 2 Dec. 2022 The box set contains four CDs, six colored vinyl albums, a 52-page hardcover book, a Blu-ray disc, and more. San Diego Union-Tribune, 18 Nov. 2022 The song — the first new track featuring Mercury vocals in more than 8 years — is the lead single from the upcoming Nov. 18 re-release of the band’s 13th album, which will be available as the 8-disc Queen The Miracle Collector’s Edition box set. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 13 Oct. 2022 Last year, Def Leppard unveiled Volume 3 — a box set containing three albums released in the 2000s, B-sides, demos, and unreleased recordings from the band’s vault. Emily Zemler, Rolling Stone, 17 Feb. 2022 There’s also a box set of the band’s three albums and a collection of remixes. Robert Levine, Billboard, 20 Oct. 2022 Images from that 2016 expedition and five others that Ferreira has undertaken are being published this month in his two-volume box set, Out in the Cold, from Hurtwood, in London. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 24 Sep. 2022 Happy Socks’ collaboration with Disney includes this six-pair gift box set of kaleidoscopic foot goods featuring Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Daisy and Donald Duck, Goofy and Pluto. Danielle Directo-meston, The Hollywood Reporter, 20 Sep. 2022 Minerva actually empowers people to make their own press-on nails at home using a box set of reusable press ons and decorating them to fit your style. Megan Decker,, 9 Feb. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of box set was in 1894

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“Box set.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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