Boxen definition

Made of boxwood.
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Resembling box (the wood).
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(computing, slang) Multiple computers (occasionally a single computer), especially those running UNIX.
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Origin of boxen

  • A nonstandard plural of box formed by analogy with oxen. The standard plural of box is boxes; -en is no longer a plural in standard use. See -en for details.

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  • From Middle English boxen, replacing earlier bixen, from Old English byxen (“made of boxwood”), equivalent to box +‎ -en.

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  • box +‎ -en (plural marker)

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