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Meaning of FIST

Pronunciation:  fist

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a hand with the fingers clenched in the palm (as for hitting)

FIST is a 4 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: clenched fist
 See Also: hand, manus, mitt, paw



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Fist\, n. [OE. fist, fust, AS. f?st; akin to D. vuist,
    OHG. f?st, G. faust, and prob. to L. pugnus, Gr. ? fist, ?
    with the fist. Cf. {Pugnacious}, {Pigmy}.]
    1. The hand with the fingers doubled into the palm; the
       closed hand, especially as clinched tightly for the
       purpose of striking a blow.
             Who grasp the earth and heaven with my fist.
    2. The talons of a bird of prey. [Obs.]
             More light than culver in the falcon's fist.
    3. (print.) the index mark [[hand]], used to direct special
       attention to the passage which follows.
    {Hand over fist} (Naut.), rapidly; hand over hand.
  2. \Fist\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fisted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    1. To strike with the fist. --Dryden.
    2. To gripe with the fist. [Obs.] --Shak.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a fist in your dream, symbolizes anger, power and aggression. It is also indicative of your readiness to fight and defend yourself.
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