A tree or shrub, flourishing in different parts of the world. The common box (Buxus sempervirens) has two varieties, one of which, the dwarf box (B. suffruticosa), is much used for borders in gardens. The wood of the tree varieties, being very hard and smooth, is extensively used in the arts, as by turners, engravers, mathematical instrument makers, etc.
A receptacle or case of any firm material and of various shapes.
The quantity that a box contain.
A space with a few seats partitioned off in a theater, or other place of public amusement.
A chest or any receptacle for the deposit of money; as, a poor box; a contribution box.
A small country house.
A boxlike shed for shelter; as, a sentry box.
An axle box, journal box, journal bearing, or bushing.
A chamber or section of tube in which a valve works; the bucket of a lifting pump.
The driver's seat on a carriage or coach.
A present in a box; a present; esp. a Christmas box or gift.
The square in which the pitcher stands.
A Mediterranean food fish; the bogue.
To inclose in a box.
To furnish with boxes, as a wheel.
To inclose with boarding, lathing, etc., so as to bring to a required form.
A blow on the head or ear with the hand.
To fight with the fist; to combat with, or as with, the hand or fist; to spar.
To strike with the hand or fist, especially to strike on the ear, or on the side of the head.
I've been saying for a couple of years now that people need to let God out of the Sunday morning box, that He doesn't want to just be with you for an hour or two on Sunday morning and then put back in His box to sit there until you have an emergency, but He wants to invade your Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Joyce Meyer
Virtue has its own reward, but no sale at the box office. Mae West
I've got mad energy for days. That's what people can't get their minds around. They say, 'Oh, he's going to crash.' They try to apply all these common terms to a guy who is not common. I don't fit into their little box. Charlie Sheen
If you want an interesting party sometime, combine cocktails and a fresh box of crayons for everyone. Robert Fulghum
Thanks to my mother, not a single cardboard box has found its way back into society. We receive gifts in boxes from stores that went out of business twenty years ago. Erma Bombeck