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Difference between Box Day and Boxing Day

Box Day

1. (Scot.) one of the days during vacation appointed in the Court of Session on which pleading may be filed:

  • Box day is a day when the courts of law being closed, lawyers and litigants can hand in papers.

2. (UK) first weekday after Christmas Day observed as a holiday:

  • I’ll see Jean and her family on Box Day, but I promised Wylie next year we would have Christmas with him.

Boxing Day— = Box Day 2:

  • On Christmas Day and Boxing Day all inland telegram deliveries will be suspended.