boxing-day will inevitably be "wetter" in every sense than usual this year, internally and externally.
I wonder—how does their work seem to Them upon this morning after boxing-day?
Such a disappointment must not be inflicted upon any family on boxing-day.
boxing-day on the river: The silent street is almost deserted.
But let us pass on to the artistic boxing-day keepers at the National Gallery.
The British boxing-day is well known, both as to its customs and its origin.
There is an amusing account, given by a writer of the querulous class, of a boxing-day in London, a century ago.
But boxing-day seemed to have set in badly; while Mr Dodd felt ill-disposed to suffer the stings and arrows.
Let us turn into the British Museum and see sensible, decorous boxing-day there.
The morning after the festivities London oversleeps itself:—and, awaking, finds it boxing-day.
1809, "first weekday after Christmas," on which postmen and others expect to receive a Christmas present, originally in reference to the custom of distributing the contents of the Christmas box, which was placed in the church for charity collections. See box (n.1). The custom is older than the phrase.