fisticuffs

 /ˈfɪstɪkʌfs/


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
fist•i•cuffs /ˈfɪstɪˌkʌfs/USA pronunciation n. [uncountable] combat with the fists.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

fisticuffs /ˈfɪstɪˌkʌfs/ pl n
  1. combat with the fists
Etymology: 17th Century: probably from fisty with the fist + cuff²



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