[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.
combat with the fists
c.1600, from fist (n.) + cuff, perhaps in imitation of handiwork. Related: Fisticuff.
[fist] /fɪst/ noun 1. the hand closed tightly, with the fingers doubled into the palm. 2. Informal. the hand. 3. Informal. a person’s handwriting. 4. Printing. (def 8). verb (used with object) 5. to make (one’s hand) into a fist. 6. to grasp in the fist. [fahyst] /faɪst/ noun 1. Chiefly South Midland and Southern […]
/ˈfɪstˌmiːl/ noun 1. (archery) a measure of the width of a hand and the extended thumb, used to calculate the approximate height of the string of a braced bow
[fist-noht] /ˈfɪstˌnoʊt/ noun 1. a printed , as in a piece of text, distinguished by the figure of a with a pointing index finger.
[fis-choo-luh] /ˈfɪs tʃʊ lə/ noun, plural fistulas, fistulae [fis-choo-lee] /ˈfɪs tʃʊˌli/ (Show IPA) 1. Pathology. a narrow passage or duct formed by disease or injury, as one leading from an abscess to a free surface, or from one cavity to another. 2. Surgery. an opening made into a hollow organ, as the bladder or eyeball, […]