box set

noun

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

Examples of box set in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web During the 66th annual Grammy Awards in February, the golden gramophones for best album notes and best historical album were awarded to the seven-disc box set Written In Their Soul: The Stax Songwriter Demos. Gail Mitchell, Billboard, 20 May 2024 Joan of Arc have announced a new box set: A Window & a Mirror arrives July 12 via Joyful Noise Recordings. Nina Corcoran, Pitchfork, 7 May 2024 The suspects, who range in age from 35 to 47, hit stores including Target, Home Depot and Lowe’s in search of limited-edition box sets of the toys, the CHP said. Jack Dolan, Los Angeles Times, 11 Apr. 2024 Much of the label’s discography is now available digitally via Numero Group, with several physical LP reissues and box sets slated for next year. Chris Eggertsen, Billboard, 4 Apr. 2024 See all Example Sentences for box set 

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Word History

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of box set was in 1894

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“Box set.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/box%20set. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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