[fis-ti-kuhf] /ˈfɪs tɪˌkʌf/

a cuff or blow with the fist.
fisticuffs, combat with the fists.
verb (used with or without object)
to strike or fight with the fists.
plural noun
combat with the fists

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


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