boxed comments = B = boxology

boxen /bok'sn/ pl. n.

[very common; by analogy with VAXen] Fanciful plural of box often encountered in the phrase 'Unix boxen', used to describe commodity Unix hardware. The connotation is that any two Unix boxen are interchangeable.

--Jargon File, autonoded by rescdsk.

Box"en (?), a.

Made of boxwood; pertaining to, or resembling, the box (Buxus).

[R.]

The faded hue of sapless boxen leaves. Dryden.

 

© Webster 1913.

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