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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Evergreen shrubs or small trees; Very hard tough close-grained light yellow wood of the box (particularly the common box).

Usage examples (32)
  • See Amelanchier for substitutes for boxwood, which is costly.
  • I have culled a branch of the boxwood at which you looked.
  • Furiously, too, with her shuttle of boxwood she smote Arachne.
  • The wreaths in the windows and the garlands are all fresh boxwood. for more
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