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  • n  very hard tough close-grained light yellow wood of the box (particularly the common box); used in delicate woodwork: musical instruments and inlays and engraving blocks
  • n  evergreen shrubs or small trees

  • Wright's desert camp of canvas and boxwood, built by his apprentices in 1929, stands as one of his most brilliant pieces of geometrical design.
  • The first gunman, bending over, frantically trying to reload, was hit and sprawled out, hat awry, heels kicking; the second lurched backward over a low boxwood hedge, stone dead .
  • Using four rotating, intricate designs, the Phrygian craftsmen inlaid boxwood, yew, juniper and walnut, rendering an abstract representation of the mother goddess Matar (Kybele) in .
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    This undated photo courtesy of the Carnegie Museum of Art shows a French snuff grater, made of boxwood and iron, between 1675 and 1725, which will be featured in the exhibit "Pipe Dreams," opening Tuesday, June 18, 2013, and running through Sept. 15, at the Historic New Orleans Collection.
    June 18, 2013 - Westport News

  • Joe Biden in NBC Philadelphia
    Whether it's a family member, neighbor or friend -- we all know someone who is personally affected by GM's decision today to close the doors of the [Boxwood Road Assembly] plant,Vice President Joe Biden said. "Jill and I send out our...
  • Gordon Ramsay in Scotsman
    Mr Ramsay said: "I was recently in Edinburgh looking at a site to do a Maze-style grill and I would never turn down the possibility of opening up again in Scotland. I just wouldn't do fine dining. It would be cross-Maze/Boxwood."

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