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fistiana

[fis-tee-an-uh, -ah-nuh] /ˌfɪs tiˈæn ə, -ˈɑ nə/
noun, Informal.
1.
the sport or world of boxing:
one of fistiana's most colorful characters.
Origin of fistiana
1830-1840
1830-40; fisti(cuff) + -ana
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fistiana

noun

The sport or business of prizefighting; the boxing game: that hotbed of fistiana known as Las Cruces (1840+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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