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  • n. Alternative spelling of fistfight.

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Examples

  • But never mind that; as the above linked sources tell us, the most interesting feature of the face is the healed, broken nose, which our sources conjecture was received in a fist-fight with Arius at the Council of Nicaea.

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  • It's a good exercise to work with someone you trust enough that they can say, "That's not funny, Frank", and you don't start a fist-fight.

    Portrait of the artist: Frank Skinner, comedian

  • TO buckhunter, just read the "fist-fight" you and tx4ever got into in the backlash blog and had to put in MY two cents.

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  • If he does actually ascend to the position, expect any Prime Directives that the country has to get thrown out the window (and at some point while he is in charge he will get into a fist-fight and get his shirt ripped off).

    February « 2009 « Axiom's Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy

  • The globe-trotting playboys, meet on holiday in the French Riviera, instantly disliking each other and destroying a hotel bar in a fist-fight.

    Archive 2010-04-01

  • However, should Olympic-alternate wrestler, Couture, forget any illusions of duking it out with Toney in a fist-fight, then the impending double-leg takedown and follow-up ground-and-pound will help Randy wrap up one of the more straightforward wins of his career.

    Elliot Worsell: The Lights Are on and Lesnar's Home

  • While all the fans at our sports bar seemed cheerful and well-behaved not a single fist-fight broke out just for the hell of it (perhaps owing to the earliness of the hour) it would be misleading to call them anything other than passionate about their team.

    World Cup Buzzed

  • I've had one fist-fight in my life; in the 4th grade, and I was jumped.

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  • (And I vaguely remember that you said something about the kids breaking into a fist-fight, which would probably require a lot of setup).

    Superhero Nation: how to write superhero novels and comic books » How to do super-acronyms like SHIELD or FLAG

  • It may be a bout of strenuous sex, a boardroom confrontation or a fist-fight with the villain; a spot of computer hacking maybe.

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