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an enclosure within a courtroom, e.g. witness box, where the witness sits, or the press box, where the press sit, or the jury box, where the jury sits.
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A heroic effort by these Boxing Day dippers at Saltburn.
She said: "Our Christmas TV advert has been one of the most popular yet, and again for the second year we have advertised our Boxing Day sales on television which helped increase awareness of one the biggest sales in Europe.
More recently, bin collectors, postmen, newsboys and milkmen would call round for a Christmas Box on Boxing Day.
But expect them to go big on clothes and more in store as part of the Boxing Day sale too.
Boxing Day Dip, Llandudno This year all money raised by the club over Christmas will go to the Welsh Air Ambulance and the Llandudno and Colwyn First Response Scheme.
Dave and Louise have braved the waters every Boxing Day on and off for 10 years while Elin, a pupil at Ysgol Greenhill, has been every year since she was five.
Every Test cricketer worth his salt hopes he can one day play in an MCG Boxing Day Test.
Once described as the perfect example of Victorian trickle-down magnanimity, Boxing Day has long been the day when gratitude is shown to those who have provided service throughout the year," reads an excerpt from the "Schott's Original Miscellany" according to Smith's explanation of the holiday.
Inspection noon today with further inspection likely on Boxing Day if forecast is correct.
IT'S the most wonderful time of the year - meaning that foreign Premier League managers and players will soon start moaning about having to play football on Boxing Day, as if 130 years of playing football on Boxing Day in England might not have provided them with some sort of clue that they'd be playing they d football on Boxing Day when they accepted several millions of pounds to play in English football.
Richard Crane, unemployed and now of no fixed address, had been given a suspended six-week jail term and a night-time curfew in court at Llandudno on Boxing Day for turning up at his mother's home in Rockfield Drive, Deganwy, on Christmas Eve.