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boxer,

breed of medium-sized, muscular working dogworking dog,
classification used by breeders and kennel clubs to designate dogs raised by humans to herd cattle and sheep, as draft animals, as message dispatchers in wartime, in police and rescue work, as guardians of persons and property, or as guides (see guide dog) for the
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 perfected in Germany in the 19th cent. but whose origins may be traced back in Europe to the 16th cent. It stands from 21 to 25 in. (53.3–63.5 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs from 60 to 75 lb (27.2–34 kg). It has a short, smooth, shiny coat of fawn or brindle, often with white markings on the head, chest, and feet, and a black muzzle. The ears are cropped to stand erect, and the tail is docked. A relative of numerous breeds of the bulldog type, the boxer was originally used in dogfighting and bullbaiting. Today it is trained as a police dog and as a guide dog for the blind. The boxer is also kept as a pet. See dogdog,
carnivorous, domesticated wolf (Canis lupus familiaris) of the family Canidae, to which the jackal and fox also belong. The family Canidae is sometimes referred to as the dog family, and its characteristics, e.g.
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boxer

a medium-sized smooth-haired breed of dog with a short nose and a docked tail

Boxer

(language)
A visual language by Hal Abelson and Andy diSessa of Berkeley which claims to be the successor to Logo. Boxes are used to represent scope.

Boxer

(tool)
A text editor for MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows.

http://boxersoftware.com/users/dhamel.
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