Definition of Boxing ring

1. Noun. A square ring where boxers fight.

Exact synonyms: Prize Ring
Category relationships: Boxing, Fisticuffs, Pugilism
Generic synonyms: Ring



Definition of Boxing ring

1. Noun. A space, usually square, with elastic ropes around the edge, in which a boxing match is contested. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boxing Ring

boxhaul
boxhauled
boxhauling
boxhauls
boxier
boxiest
boxily
boxiness
boxinesses
boxing
boxing days
boxing equipment
boxing glove
boxing gloves
boxing match
boxing ring (current term)
boxing rings
boxing wax
boxing week
boxings
boxkeeper
boxkeepers
boxless
boxlike
boxload
boxloads
boxmen
boxout

Literary usage of Boxing ring

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1. Pugilistica: The History of British Boxing Containing Lives of the Most by Henry Downes Miles (1906)
"... Tom Shelton, who confidently asserted that if Hickman did not win he would quit the boxing ring, and take up a quiet abode in the bosom of Father Thames ..."

2. Outing (1892)
"Several instances occurred at the NYAC tournament which would have promptly been suppressed in the old boxing ring, for when men then boxed they were ..."

3. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
"He possessed a natural sense of humor and was a sort of a clown in the boxing ring. He fought three battles with Ben Caunt and was victorious in two. ..."

4. Fistiana: Or, The Oracle of the Ring (1841)
"•war, been universally acquainted with the boxing ring, they would have understood the character of their countrymen better, and not have thought it ..."

5. A Different Sin by Rochelle Hollander Schwab (1993)
"Pete and Colin had scratched out a rough boxing ring in the dirt clearing in front of their cabin, conducting daily sparring practice as preparation for an ..."

6. The Grand Fleet, 1914-1916: Its Creation, Development and Work by John Rushworth Jellicoe Jellicoe (1919)
"She was also fitted with a boxing ring, and squadron boxing competitions were held on board with great frequency. Finally, she was utilised for lectures ..."

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