fisticuffs


noun

  1. a cuff or blow with the fist.
  2. fisticuffs, combat with the fists.

verb (used with or without object)

  1. to strike or fight with the fists.

pl n

  1. combat with the fists
n.

c.1600, from fist (n.) + cuff, perhaps in imitation of handiwork. Related: Fisticuff.

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