Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Anecdotes or information regarding pugilists or pugilistic matters; boxiana.

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  • noun Things related to the sport of boxing.

Etymologies

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fist +‎ -iana

Examples

  • Under the "favored applications clause," a person whose knowledge of any particular subject was unique and authoritative, whether the topic were Esperanto or fistiana, went to the head of the waiting -- list automatically and had his initiation fee remitted.

    Average Jones

  • "A fight, a fight! form a ring!" and the proposition for a combat _a la fistiana_ was received with joy by every Englishman present.

    The Gold Hunters' Adventures Or, Life in Australia

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