boxed

adjective
\ ˈbäkst How to pronounce boxed (audio) \

Definition of boxed

: 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

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For this limited-edition line, Diptyque is offering five boxed sets, which each retail for $130 on DiptyqueParis.com. Monique Valeris, ELLE Decor, "Diptyque's New Collection with Pierre Frey is a Must-Have for Candle Lovers," 4 Mar. 2019 Blue Apron is trying to sell more of its boxed meals outside of subscriptions. Heather Haddon, WSJ, "Blue Apron Lays Off More Workers," 13 Nov. 2018 Many in the industry aren’t so sure, given that the price point for the typical promotional boxed set is right around €40 anyway. Sara Germano, WSJ, "Beer Coolers and Hookahs—Welcome to the World of German Pop Music," 23 Jan. 2019 Wooden features abound: thick trim around doors and windows, built-in bookshelves and window seats, boxed beams along the ceiling, etc. Maggie Burch, House Beautiful, "There's A Reason Original Craftsman Style Homes Are Still Around After 100 Years," 21 Nov. 2018 Amazon is selling the boxed versions of Photoshop Elements 2018 and Premiere Elements for Mac and Windows for $80. Ian Paul, PCWorld, "Get Adobe's Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements for $70 off on Amazon," 30 July 2018 Harper Collins has listed a couple of good deals — discounts on geek books, boxed sets, and more. Andrew Liptak, The Verge, "The best Black Friday deals for readers," 24 Nov. 2018 Conagra Brands is recalling four types of boxed cake mix over possible salmonella contamination, the company announced Monday. Sarah Jacoby, SELF, "4 Types of Duncan Hines Cake Mix Recalled Amid Salmonella Outbreak," 6 Nov. 2018 Arranged in clay pots, glass vases, or boxed sets, these pretty desserts come in vanilla, chocolate, red velvet, and pumpkin flavors and are topped with buttercream frosting. Jessica Leigh Mattern, Country Living, "These Gorgeous Bouquets Made From Cupcakes Look Almost Too Beautiful to Eat," 25 Oct. 2016

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First Known Use of boxed

1589, in the meaning defined above

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