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

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The 1969 debut was remastered on CD and vinyl last year, and a 50-year box set came recently as well. John Lingan, Washington Post, "Why NRBQ never really needed a hit record to measure its success," 16 Aug. 2019 The general sentiment among residents who were gifted with the old box sets seems to be that the nighttime deliveries were part of a prank. Megan Mccluskey, Time, "'TV Santa Claus' Wearing TV on Head Inexplicably Leaves Old TVs on 50 Doorsteps," 14 Aug. 2019 The box set opens new vistas on the album’s themes and adds force to its pathos. New York Times, "The Day the Music Burned," 11 June 2019 Rhino Records’ new Woodstock: Back to the Garden box set compiles the festival’s musical performances across 38 CDs and 432 tracks. Spencer Kornhaber, The Atlantic, "Why Woodstock Can Never Happen Again," 6 Aug. 2019 Julien’s is producing two versions, each a three-volume boxed set documenting the auction lots alongside a look at Taylor’s life and career. Laurie Brookins, The Hollywood Reporter, "Elizabeth Taylor's Grandson Talks Upcoming Beverly Hills Auction (Exclusive)," 22 July 2019 The most elaborate vision of what a smart city might look like comes in a nearly 15 pound boxed set of plans for the development of the Toronto waterfront from Sidewalk Labs, the urban planning subsidiary of Alphabet, the parent of Google. Mark Lamster, Dallas News, "Data is shaping the future of Dallas, but be careful what you wish for," 1 Aug. 2019 The 11 tracks show up on both CD and vinyl in the box set. Ross Raihala, Twin Cities, "New Replacements box set offers an alternate ‘Don’t Tell a Soul’ stripped of its gloss," 25 July 2019 Here’s how to get a lock box set up in several area cities: • The Strongsville Fire Department advises residents to purchase a key safe from the senior center or a home improvement store and then contact the department at 440-580-3225. cleveland.com, "South side communities offer residential lock box programs," 6 June 2019

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First Known Use of box set

1895, in the meaning defined above

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