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punch-out

[puhnch-out] /ˈpʌntʃˌaʊt/
noun
1.
a small section of cardboard or metal surrounded by perforations so that it can be easily forced out.
2.
Slang. a fistfight or brawl.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; noun use of verb phrase punch out
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punch-out

noun

A fistfight; brawl; fisticuffs (1970s+)


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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