[ shad-oh-boks ]
/ ˈʃæd oʊˌbɒks /
verb (used without object)
to make the motions of attack and defense, as in boxing, as a training or conditioning procedure.
to evade or avoid direct or decisive action.
Does Boxing Day Have Anything To Do With Boxing?The holiday is generally obscure in the States. But in Britain, the celebration is ubiquitous—and doesn't usually involve a boxing ring.
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