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    Can anybody help me in understanding what box-edged means?

    "Jane Hopghart ... stood on the box-edged terrace."

    The Return by M. Gilchrist, 190?

    I have searched for what it could mean but I am still confused because some sources mention the box-edged thing as a box-shaped flower bed, others, on the other hand, as a garden place edged/lined with boxes (box, the plant).

    Thanks a lot
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    Re: Box-edged

    A terrace edged with Box (buxus sempervirens).
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