: placed or enclosed in a box
boxed foods
a boxed lunch
… arrived at noon on Monday in a cream-colored Ford station wagon with the back end full of boxed religious tracts.B. J. Oliphant
see also box set

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web A lot of other live albums that appear on Record Store Day are culled from larger boxed sets or have some sort of other CD or digital edition coming out. Chris Willman, Variety, 22 Apr. 2023 Reimagined miniatures of these sorts of figures are included in the main boxed set. Rob Wieland, Forbes, 20 Apr. 2023 The boxed set also contains a Blu-ray disc with 40 music videos, a booklet with the lyrics to all of their songs, and more. Billboard Japan, Billboard, 10 Apr. 2023 The 2014 Grammy winner for album of the year was previously available in a pricy 2013 double-vinyl boxed set, but without most of the nine tracks appearing on the upcoming anniversary edition. Jonathan Cohen, SPIN, 22 Mar. 2023 The recipe calls for a boxed red velvet cake mix as the base, then adds coconut, pecans, chocolate chips, cream cheese, butter and powdered sugar. USA TODAY, 22 Feb. 2023 The Rhino four-CD boxed set is amazing; that has to do with that wonderful producer-curator, Gary Stewart, who was so encouraging. Chris Willman, Variety, 15 May 2023 For many reasons, boxed wines make an enormous amount of sense. Eric Asimov, New York Times, 4 May 2023 The boxed set grows the collection immensely by featuring 13 miniatures. Rob Wieland, Forbes, 20 Apr. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1548, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of boxed was circa 1548

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“Boxed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boxed. Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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