So when Amador shows up dead, Stan has sort of boxed himself into a corner.
Obama boxed himself in, and then he dragged them into the box with him.
Holmes did play the violin, but also smoked a pipe, boxed, injected cocaine, and lost himself in his chemistry lab.
But better and better wines are becoming available in boxed form.
But Republicans, along with some Democrats, opposed the idea, not wanting to be boxed in a corner.
I boxed the ears of one of them, when the other, coming behind me, hit me over the head with the stretcher.
It was when the little girl brought a note from home because her ears were boxed.
The doctor set my bones, boxed up my limbs, and that night conveyed me eight miles in his carriage to my father's house.
Hilda, the statue is there waiting, and it's all boxed up like a chicken-coop.
King Acrisius, in dismay, ordered mother and child to be boxed up in a chest and set adrift on the sea.
Old English box "a wooden container," also the name of a type of shrub, from Late Latin buxis, from Greek pyxis "boxwood box," from pyxos "box tree," of uncertain origin. See OED entry for discussion. German Büchse also is a Latin loan word.
Meaning "compartment at a theater" is from c.1600. Meaning "pigeon-hole at a post office" is from 1832. Meaning "television" is from 1950. Slang meaning "vulva" is attested 17c., according to "Dictionary of American Slang;" modern use seems to date from c.World War II, perhaps originally Australian, on notion of "box of tricks." Box office is 1786; in the figurative sense of "financial element of a performance" it is first recorded 1904. Box lunch (n.) attested from 1899. The box set, "multiple-album, CD or cassette issue of the work of an artist" is attested by 1955.
"a blow," c.1300, of uncertain origin, possibly related to Middle Dutch boke, Middle High German buc, and Danish bask, all meaning "a blow," perhaps imitative.
"to put into storage, put into a box," mid-15c., from box (n.1). Related: Boxed; boxing.
(also boxed) Dead (1970s+ Medical)
bitch box, blue box, first crack out of the box, git-box, go home feet first, idiot box, in a bind, in the box, nuthouse, out of the box, pete, shine box, soapbox, squawk box, stuff the ballot box, think-box
for holding oil or perfumery (Mark 14:3). It was of the form of a flask or bottle. The Hebrew word (pak) used for it is more appropriately rendered "vial" in 1 Sam. 10:1, and should also be so rendered in 2 Kings 9:1, where alone else it occurs.