boxing

noun (1)
box·​ing | \ˈbäk-siŋ \

Definition of boxing 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: the art of attack and defense with the fists practiced as a sport

boxing

noun (2)

Definition of boxing (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : an act of enclosing in a box

2 : a boxlike enclosure : casing

3 : material used for boxes and casings

First Known Use of boxing

Noun (1)

1605, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1607, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of boxing was in 1605

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boxing

noun
box·​ing | \ˈbäk-siŋ \

Kids Definition of boxing

: the sport of fighting with the fists

boxing

noun
box·​ing | \ˈbäk-siŋ \

Medical Definition of boxing 

: construction of the base of a dental cast by building up the walls of an impression while preserving important landmarks

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