He threw off his cloak and challenged the fellow to a bout of pancratium; otherwise he would let him feel his stick.
The pancratium was a contest in which boxing and wrestling were both allowable.
In the pancratium it is in our power to desist and not to receive blows.
This difference existed between the wrestling and the pancratium of the Olympic games.
Among this and other plants a lovely white amaryllis, the pancratium Maritimum, with a sweet and powerful perfume, springs up.
Pancratiast, competitor in the pancratium, a combined contest which comprised boxing and wrestling.
But this is just as if a man after receiving blows should give up the pancratium.
As a cut bloom, the Christmas Rose vies with the eucharis and pancratium.
Boxing was introduced now and sometimes the pancratium was used.