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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

Examples of boxed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Munilla and her late husband founded RPB, one of Argentina’s largest producers of boxed fruit juice and wine. Washington Post, 20 Dec. 2021 Pick your own pound, or select a pre-boxed assortment. Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 2 Dec. 2021 Each year this brand issues a very limited edition of a single boxed cigar, which quickly sells out. Richard Carleton Hacker, Robb Report, 17 Nov. 2021 The Wonder Woman actress and her husband Jaron Varsano announced the release of GOODLES, a mac and cheese brand that is as easy as traditional boxed pasta but is nutrient-rich and protein-packed. Sabrina Weiss,, 16 Nov. 2021 Gluten is a protein found in many food pantry staples (like boxed cereal, pasta, bread, soups). Jess Cording, Forbes, 13 Nov. 2021 Orders must be placed by Nov. 18 for pre-boxed dinner, or Nov. 19 for a la carte. Dana Gerber,, 9 Nov. 2021 To celebrate, Cleveland’s Best reporters Brenda Cain and Yadi Rodriguez revisited the rankings in our recent taste test of 122 varieties of boxed mac and cheese. cleveland, 14 July 2021 Best of all, the boxed set is on sale right now, dropping the price under 35 cents per mask. Braelyn Wood,, 9 Dec. 2021

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First Known Use of boxed

circa 1548, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of boxed was circa 1548

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26 Dec 2021

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“Boxed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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