fistiana

Related to fists or boxing

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • fistiana — /fis tee an euh, ah neuh/, n. Informal. the sport or world of boxing: one of fistiana s most colorful characters. [1830 40; FISTI(CUFF) + ANA] * * * …   Universalium

  • fistiana — noun Things related to the sport of boxing. Then came the necessary preliminaries the finding of a place in which to train; the securing of an expert boxer to instruct me in the art of fistiana …   Wiktionary

  • fistiana — ˌfistēˈanə, ˈä , ˈȧ also ˈā noun ( s) Etymology: fist (I) + i + ana : the world of boxing one of fistiana s most famous championship bouts …   Useful english dictionary

  • fistiana — fist·i·ana …   English syllables

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