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- n. A fistfight.
- n. A cuff or blow administered with the fist.
- v. To engage in a physical fight.
- v. To strike, fight or spar with the fists.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A cuff or blow with the fist or hand.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A blow with the fist: commonly in the plural, combat with the fists; cuffs of the fist given and taken.
I recall a fisticuff between a town and country boy, about fifteen years old each.
The trains that were expected to disgorge thousands of fisticuff fans into the Sweetgrass Hills rolled emptily along.
Of course Terrill reported me for this, and my ire was so inflamed by his action that when we next met I attacked him, and a fisticuff engagement in front of barracks followed, which was stopped by an officer appearing on the scene.
Action sequences are brief and unimaginative, and neither Vin nor Yeoh get to strut their funky stuff beyond the odd fisticuff or gunfight.
In the process, we reliably gathered that the argument degenerated into a fisticuff during which Kingsley gave up the ghost as a result of the severe battering he sustained from his assailant.
Athena got her baby back baby back, baby back without so much as a raised fisticuff.
In no account of this great conflict is any precision observed concerning the pell-mell and fisticuff parts of it.
Probably if I had a fisticuff fight -- she's pretty tough; she probably would have beat me.
God was so real to you that you would challenge Him to a fisticuff!
But it was beneath the dignity thus outraged, to avenge itself by a vulgar fisticuff, and A---- bethought him of a much better and more honorable course.