cruiser weight


noun British.
a light-heavyweight boxer.

1915–20; so called by metaphor, since a cruiser is the second heaviest naval ship Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
cruiserweight (ˈkruːzəˌweɪt)
boxing another term (esp Brit) for light heavyweight

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