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fisticuffs

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noun plural fist·i·cuffs \ˈfis-ti-ˌkəfs\

Simple Definition of fisticuffs

  • : a fight with fists

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fisticuffs

  1. :  a fight with the fists

Origin of fisticuffs

alteration of fisty cuff, from fisty fistic + cuff


First Known Use: 1605


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