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1129. gumnasia -- exercise
... (cf. ). ["The words are to be taken in their literal sense as referring to physical
training in the palaestra -- boxing, racing, etc. Compare 1 Cor 9:24-27. ...
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The Sixth Ennead Cfirst Tractate. On the Kinds of Being (1).
... Boxing, for example, is not a power of man qua man; reasoning is: therefore reasoning,
on this hypothesis, is not quality but a natural possession of the ...
/.../plotinus/the six enneads/the sixth ennead cfirst tractate.htm

But If, for the Contest's Sake, God had Appointed Martyrdoms for ...
... Where there are mere contests, there are some wounds: fists make reel, heels kick
like butting rams, boxing-gloves mangle, whips leave gashes. ...
/.../tertullian/scorpiace antidote for the scorpions sting/chapter vi but if for.htm

Through-The-Week Activities for Boys' Organized Classes
... Free Hand and Calisthenic Drills Fire, Ambulance, Life-saving Drills Single Stick
and Foil, Boxing Swimming Water Polo Water Sports Jumping and Running Shot ...
/.../the boy and the sunday school/x through-the-week activities for boys.htm

... Everyone came to see the wrestling, boxing, racing, and throwing heavy weights,
and to hear the poems sung or recited; and the men who excelled all the rest ...
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Ridicule of the Studies of the Greeks.
... Why do you, as in a boxing match, make their sounds clash together with your mincing
Attic way of speaking, whereas you ought to speak more according to nature ...
/.../tatian/tatians address to the greeks/chapter xxvi ridicule of the studies.htm

Ep. I. There is one Good Point in My Character, and I Will Boast ...
... If you were to practise boxing in public, or to give and receive blows in the theatre,
or to writhe and twist yourself shamefully, would you speak of yourself ...
/.../cyril/select letters of saint gregory nazianzen/ep i there is one.htm

That the Inventors of Other Arts were Mostly Barbarians.
... the first that purified iron. Amycus the king of the Bebryci was the first
inventor of boxing-gloves. [1979] In music, Olympus the ...
/.../clement/the stromata or miscellanies/chapter xvi that the inventors of.htm

Of the Heresiarch Photinus.
... [356] 351 ad So also Sozomen, IV. 6. [357] The Ludi circenses, consisting of five
games, leaping, wrestling, boxing, racing, and hurling,--called in Greek ...
/.../chapter xxix of the heresiarch photinus.htm

But You Will, Perhaps, Say that the Gods are not Artificers...
... Mercury is occupied with [3989] combats, and presides over boxing and wrestling
matches; and why does he not make all invincible who are in his charge? ...
/.../the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/23 but you will perhaps.htm

Of the Number of Different Conflicts and victories through which ...
... that he has gained a battle triumph by mortifying his own body; for when it is
chastised with the blows of continence and struck down with the boxing-gloves of ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter xviii of the number.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Box.

2. (n.) The act of inclosing (anything) in a box, as for storage or transportation.

3. (n.) Material used in making boxes or casings.

4. (n.) Any boxlike enclosure or recess; a casing.

5. (n.) The external case of thin material used to bring any member to a required form.

6. (n.) The act of fighting with the fist; a combat with the fist; sparring.

... 6. (n.) The act of fighting with the fist; a combat with the fist; sparring.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. BOXING. See GAMES. ...
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Defence (48 Occurrences)
... action. 6. (n.) Act or skill in making defense; defensive plan or policy;
practice in self defense, as in fencing, boxing, etc. 7 ...
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... 2. (n.) A cushion for terminating or softening a note made by a stringed instrument
with a keyboard. 3. (n.) A kind of mitten or boxing glove, esp. ...
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Pocket (3 Occurrences)
... cowries, etc. 4. (n.) A hole or space covered by a movable piece of board,
as in a floor, boxing, partitions, or the like. 5. (n ...
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Boxes (3 Occurrences)

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But (42052 Occurrences)
... joint. 19. (n.) The end of a connecting rod or other like piece, to which
the boxing is attached by the strap, cotter, and gib. 20. ...
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Buffet (4 Occurrences)
... 8. (vt) To deaden the sound of (bells) by muffling the clapper. 9. (vi) To exercise
or play at boxing; to strike; to smite; to strive; to contend. 10. ...
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Bearing (150 Occurrences)
... between its supports. 10. (n.) The part of an axle or shaft in contact with
its support, collar, or boxing; the journal. 11. (n.) The ...
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Square (94 Occurrences)
... quarrel. 36. (vi) To take a boxing attitude; -- often with up, sometimes
with off. Multi-Version Concordance Square (94 Occurrences). ...
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Boxing: Figurative

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Defence (48 Occurrences)


Pocket (3 Occurrences)

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But (42052 Occurrences)

Buffet (4 Occurrences)

Bearing (150 Occurrences)

Square (94 Occurrences)

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