box set

noun
variants: or boxed set

Definition of box 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 The Rocket Man is blasting off into the deepest reaches of his career with a new retrospective box set. Joey Nolfi, EW.com, "Elton John releasing Jewel Box set of rare recordings, B-sides, more," 17 Sep. 2020 Sony Music announced on Thursday (Sept. 3) a special Sade box set titled This Far will be arriving on Oct. 9. Rania Aniftos, Billboard, "Sade to Unveil 'This Far' Six-Album Vinyl Box Set Next Month," 3 Sep. 2020 Mould has announced a sprawling new 24-CD box set and an eight-vinyl LP collection featuring studio albums, outtakes and live recordings from a 30-year span, including the works by his early-'90s alterna-era power trio Sugar. Chris Riemenschneider, Star Tribune, "Bob Mould announces massive post-Hüsker Dü box sets," 13 Aug. 2020 This do it yourself box set makes a great birthday date and gift. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "40 Out-of-the-Box Birthday Gifts Your Boyfriend Will Seriously Be Obsessed With," 19 Aug. 2020 Mould has announced a sprawling new 24-CD box set and an eight-vinyl LP collection featuring studio albums, outtakes and live recordings from a 30-year span, including the works by his early-‘90s alterna-era power trio Sugar. Chris Riemenschneider, chicagotribune.com, "Bob Mould announces massive post-Husker Du box sets," 14 Aug. 2020 The release, which is limited to 2,020 copies, is the rare box set themed around just one song. chicagotribune.com, "Scorpions promise piece of Berlin Wall with every copy of new box set," 13 Aug. 2020 That live album, a five-disk box set, was the first album to enter the Billboard 200 at No. 1 since Stevie Wonder's Songs in the Key of Life 10 years earlier. Paul Grein, Billboard, "Taylor Swift & Barbra Streisand Are the Only Women to Achieve This Billboard 200 Chart Feat," 11 Aug. 2020 Fans can order the limited box set from 1 p.m. ET on Wednesday via the book's official website. Clark Collis, EW.com, "First look at 'Weird Al' photo book Black & White & Weird All Over," 10 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of box set

1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Box set.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/box%20set. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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