boxer


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fighter

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a workman employed to pack things into containers

a member of a nationalistic Chinese secret society that led an unsuccessful rebellion in 1900 against foreign interests in China

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a breed of stocky medium-sized short-haired dog with a brindled coat and square-jawed muzzle developed in Germany

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So he at once said, "Aldermen and town councillors of the Phaeacians, we have had enough now, both of the feast, and of the minstrelsy that is its due accompaniment; let us proceed therefore to the athletic sports, so that our guest on his return home may be able to tell his friends how much we surpass all other nations as boxers, wrestlers, jumpers, and runners.
Another sort of quality is that in virtue of which, for example, we call men good boxers or runners, or healthy or sickly: in fact it includes all those terms which refer to inborn capacity or incapacity.
Making no more of Boxer than if he had been a house lamb!
It happened opportunely, that Boxer, without receiving the proposed stimulus, began to bark with great zeal.
Old Carriers too, appeared, with blind old Boxers lying at their feet; and newer carts with younger drivers ('Peerybingle Brothers' on the tilt); and sick old Carriers, tended by the gentlest hands; and graves of dead and gone old Carriers, green in the churchyard.
Is an expert singlestick player, boxer, and swordsman.
The two bodies of troops exchanged blows in the manner of a pair of boxers.
Sketches of boxers, of ballet-girls, and of racehorses alternated with a sensuous Fragonard, a martial Girardet, and a dreamy Turner.
Few men were capable of greater muscular effort, and he was undoubtedly one of the finest boxers of his weight that I have ever seen; but he looked upon aimless bodily exertion as a waste of energy, and he seldom bestirred himself save when there was some professional object to be served.
Now they're fighting with the regulation gloves, and there's not the rag of a possibility of either of the boxers being killed.
I didn't mean either of the boxers," said the little priest.
And indeed we may forgive this his suspicion; for such was the agility and strength of our heroe, that he was, perhaps, a match for one of the first-rate boxers, and could, with great ease, have beaten all the muffled[*] graduates of Mr Broughton's school.
But eighteen glasses of gin consumed among boxers in an ignoble pot-house--it was an odious crime and not to be pardoned readily.
After the World Boxing Councils Indian chapter -- Professional Boxing Organisation India -- made its debut with a fight night in the Capital in May, ace boxer Vijender signed a contract with a London- based promoter last month.
A combination of the most lumens, the most pixels, and 3DLPA quality combined with the smallest, lightest, yet most rugged design available in its class defines the new ChristieA Boxer 4K30 projector launched today.