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Meaning of PUGILISM

Pronunciation:  'pyooju`lizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  fighting with the fists
 

PUGILISM is a 8 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: boxing, fisticuffs
 
 See Also: bout, contact sport, fight, in-fighting, professional boxing, rope-a-dope, sparring

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pu"gil*ism\, n. [L. pugil a pugilist, boxer, akin to
pugnus the fist. Cf. {Pugnacious}, {Fist}.]
The practice of boxing, or fighting with the fist.

 

 

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