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fistfight

[fist-fahyt] /ˈfɪstˌfaɪt/
noun
1.
a fight using bare fists.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; fist1 + fight
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Examples from the web for fistfight
  • It started as a fistfight, but evolved into a gunfight.
  • It's not really appropriate to shout at someone, throw things, or get in a fistfight out of anger.
  • The defendant had such a motive for being on the short end of a fistfight before the fire.

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