Definitions

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  • adj. Capable of, or suitable for, placing in a box.

Etymologies

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box +‎ -able

Examples

  • These are universal questions and seem to try and box up the un-boxable.

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  • Right-minded people shrink in disgust even from what is their obvious duty in the matter, and shirk it upon various pretexts, visiting their own pain -- like _Betsey Trotwood_, when she boxed the ears of the doctor's boy -- upon the most boxable person they can reach, and that is generally the one who has forced their attention to it. "

    The Heavenly Twins

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