from The Century Dictionary.

  • The annals of prize-fighting; the literature of, or gossip or anecdotes concerning, pugilism.


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  • The very existence of an anthology from the Library of America devoted to flights of boxiana, though, suggests that, as a literary form, its time has passed.

    The Bards of Bruising


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  • A bloke with no fisticuffs skill
    Can have his vicarious thrill
    And use boxiana
    In safe proxy manner
    To imagine he's king of the hill.

    June 18, 2016