Fisticuffs



[fis-ti-kuhf] /ˈfɪs tɪˌkʌf/

noun
1.
a cuff or blow with the fist.
2.
fisticuffs, combat with the fists.
verb (used with or without object)
3.
to strike or fight with the fists.
/ˈfɪstɪˌkʌfs/
plural noun
1.
combat with the fists
n.

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

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