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Marquis of Queensberry rules

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun plural A set of rules in modern boxing calling for the use of gloves, the division of matches into rounds, and the ten-second count for a knockout, among other provisions.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Eighth Marquis of Queensberry.]

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