from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. to engage in combat; to fight; -- said of individuals, armies, and nations.
- intransitive v. See under Blow.
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And unfortunately, instead of getting together to agree that ambiguously intermediate fossils are exactly what we should expect on the evolution theory, the palaeontologists could probably be relied upon to give an entirely false impression by seeming almost to come to blows over their terminological disagreement.