fistic
adjective Date: 1806 of or relating to boxing or to fighting with the fists <
fistic prowess
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  • fistic — FISTÍC s.m. 1. Arbore din ţările calde cu flori mici de culoare verde şi cu fructe conţinând sâmburi comestibili (Pistacia vera). 2. Fruct al fisticului (l), cu sâmburele verde, uleios şi plăcut la gust. [var.: (2) fâstấc s.m.] – Din tc. fistic,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Fistic — Fist ic, a. [From {Fist}.] Pertaining to boxing, or to encounters with the fists; puglistic; as, fistic exploits; fistic heroes. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fistic — 1806, from FIST (Cf. fist) + IC (Cf. ic). Historically not considered proper English …   Etymology dictionary

  • fistic — [fis′tik] adj. having to do with boxing; fought with the fists; pugilistic …   English World dictionary

  • fistic — /fis tik/, adj. of boxing; pugilistic: fistic heroes. [1800 10; FIST1 + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • fistic — adjective Of or pertaining to boxing or fighting with fists. The Englishman, whose right eye was nearly closed, took his corner where he was liberally drenched with water and when the bell went came on gamey and brimful of pluck, confident of… …   Wiktionary

  • fistic — fist•ic [[t]ˈfɪs tɪk[/t]] adj. of boxing; pugilistic: fistic heroes[/ex] • Etymology: 1800–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • fistic — /ˈfɪstɪk/ (say fistik) adjective of boxing; pugilistic: fistic heroes …   Australian English dictionary

  • fistic — fist·ic || fɪstɪk(l) adj. pertaining to boxing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fistic — [ fɪstɪk] adjective humorous relating to boxing …   English new terms dictionary

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