Usage examples for boxing

  1. With a nod of greeting he pushed the table over to one side, threw off his two upper garments, and pulled on a pair of the boxing- gloves from the corner. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  2. Cuffy was teaching Silkie to box, though, to be sure, he knew very little about boxing. – The Tale of Cuffy Bear by Arthur Scott Bailey
  3. I felt like boxing his ears. – Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess by Henry W. Fischer
  4. Instead of boxing his ears she begged him to reflect. – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie
  5. " Boxing parties" are generally held in the evening. – Perfect Behavior A Guide for Ladies and Gentlemen in all Social Crises by Donald Ogden Stewart
  6. He pointed to the boxing gloves on the grass. – The Inside of the Cup, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  7. The boxing of the wagon was passed up, piece by piece, and set in its place just as before. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  8. And indeed it would have been madness to have resisted this delightful Big Bill, who stands six feet four inches in his stockings, with a corresponding amount of bone and muscle, and is a star of the first magnitude in boxing circles. – The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52 by Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe
  9. Zeb was greatly astonished at his defeat, and when the pretty Princess joined her people in laughing at him he proposed a boxing- match with the Munchkin, to which the little Ozite readily agreed. – Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by L. Frank Baum.
  10. At sight of the boxing gloves May and Morton set up a shout. – The Adventures of Bobby Orde by Stewart Edward White
  11. I flatter myself I am fairly proficient in your English sport of boxing, if you would prefer a fist fight rather than a duel with swords or pistols. – Bandit Love by Juanita Savage
  12. His teachers of boxing and wrestling have abandoned him." – Riders of the Silences by Max Brand
  13. Now, I should take lessons in boxing, to begin with. – Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 1. by Samuel Warren
  14. The themes were chiefly of athletic contests, of boxing, wrestling and feats of strength. – City of Endless Night by Milo Hastings
  15. What is it, boxing? – The Sweep Winner by Nat Gould
  16. Very likely the beating administered to poor Will was to this end; and Harry may have thought, A boxing- match between us is sure to bring on a quarrel with the family; in the quarrel with the family, Maria may take her brother's side. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  17. They are severe on boxing. – One of Our Conquerors, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  18. Then I lost my temper and went for the blackguard, and although I gave up boxing twenty years ago, very soon had the best of it, for, as you may have observed, no Oriental can fight with his fists. – Queen Sheba's Ring by H. Rider Haggard
  19. Phil had no time to warn the fellow further, for the clown began to rain blows upon him, though with no great exhibition of boxing skill. – The-Circus-Boys-on-the-Mississippi-or-Afloat-with-the-Big-Show-on-the-Big-River by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
  20. And then Giddy's left, that had learned some neat tricks of boxing in the days of the Gory greatness, landed fairly on the Mazzetti nose. – Gigolo by Edna Ferber