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prize ring

noun
1.
a ring where prizefights take place; boxing ring.
2.
the sport of prizefighting.
Origin of prize ring
1815-1825
1815-25
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  • The only objection I have to the prize ring is the crookedness that has attended its commercial development.

    Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt
  • Siebold was no mean antagonist, and he had some tricks worthy of the prize ring.

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  • She has uses, however, in the anti-German prize ring and so Morocco is the price of her hire.

    The Crime Against Europe Roger Casement
  • In the second round they went at it a little mite more furiously, and the prize ring rules had to be read to them by the Referee.

    Camping Alexandra G. Lockwine
  • Flynn told me yesterday that I could make good in the prize ring if I'd let him take me in hand.

    Paradise Garden George Gibbs
  • She knew of a divinity student who followed the prize ring and who kissed the house guests of the master to whom he played valet.

    Good References E. J. Rath
  • The secretary in charge and I walked about to find a vacant spot and finally found one, the prize ring.

    A Jewish Chaplain in France Lee J. Levinger
  • At a dinner given at North Walsham the same evening Painter announced that this was his last appearance in the prize ring.

    Norfolk Annals Charles Mackie
  • So I called for attention, announced my service, and held it in the prize ring, with my men seated on benches in the ring itself.

    A Jewish Chaplain in France Lee J. Levinger
British Dictionary definitions for prize ring

prize ring

noun
1.
the enclosed area or ring used by prizefighters
2.
the prize ring, the sport of prizefighting
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