boxed


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Synonyms for boxed

enclosed in or set off by a border or box

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enclosed in or as if in a box

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The Captain never lost dignity, from having his ears boxed with the Latin Grammar.
And although my sister instantly boxed my ears, it was highly gratifying to me to see that the answer spoilt his joke, and brought him to a dead stop.
One thing I saw plainly: I must not simply retreat before him, or he would speedily hold me boxed into the bows, as a moment since he had so nearly boxed me in the stern.
At this the princess lost all patience, and taking the nurse by her hair she boxed her ears soundly, crying out: "You shall tell me, you old witch, or I'll kill you.
For if he escape not at night we shall come on him in daytime, boxed up and at our mercy.