Fisticuff \Fist"i*cuff\, n. A cuff or blow with the fist or hand; (pl.) a fight with the fists; boxing. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

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  • fisticuff — 1. noun A fistfight. Every fifteen or twenty minutes there was a rush to some part, to witness a fisticuff. 2. verb To engage in a physical fight. Do they fisticuff with thunder snaggs …   Wiktionary

  • fisticuff — fisticuffer, n. /fis ti kuf /, n. 1. a cuff or blow with the fist. 2. fisticuffs, combat with the fists. v.t., v.i. 3. to strike or fight with the fists. [1595 1605; earlier fisty cuff. See FIST1, Y1, CUFF2] * * * …   Universalium

  • fisticuff — n. blow of the fist, strike of the fist …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fisticuff — n 1. blow, clout, thump, pelt, knock, rap, smack, slam, whack, bang, swipe, Sl. whang, Sl. shot; punch, hook, jab, thrust, lunge; pummel, thump, buffet, thwack. 2. fisticuffs boxing, prize fighting, pugilism; bout, event, fist fight, prize fight …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • fisticuff — fist·i·cuff …   English syllables

  • fisticuff — fist•i•cuff [[t]ˈfɪs tɪˌkʌf[/t]] n. 1) a cuff or blow with the fist 2) fisticuffs, combat with the fists • Etymology: 1595–1605; earlier fisty cuff …   From formal English to slang

  • fisticuff — ˈfistə̇ˌkəf, tēˌ noun ( s) Etymology: alteration of earlier fisty cuff, from fisty + cuff (blow) 1. : a blow with the fist or hand 2. fisticuffs plural but singular or plural in construction : a fight with the fists …   Useful english dictionary

  • handicuff — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌkəf noun ( s) Etymology: hand (I) + icuff, as in fisticuff archaic : a blow with the hand : fisticuff …   Useful english dictionary

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