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prize ring

a ring where prizefights take place; boxing ring.
the sport of prizefighting.
Origin of prize ring
First recorded in 1815-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • In a prize ring the Kaiser would have lost the decision then and there.

  • Siebold was no mean antagonist, and he had some tricks worthy of the prize ring.

    Radio Boys Loyalty Wayne Whipple
  • In the second round they went at it a little mite more furiously, and the prize ring rules had to be read to them by the Referee.

    Camping Alexandra G. Lockwine
  • She knew of a divinity student who followed the prize ring and who kissed the house guests of the master to whom he played valet.

    Good References E. J. Rath
  • At a dinner given at North Walsham the same evening Painter announced that this was his last appearance in the prize ring.

    Norfolk Annals Charles Mackie
  • First blood claimed and allowed, to quote the terse language of the prize ring.

    Three in Norway James Arthur Lees
  • I must say, however, that the Irish have almost the monopoly of the prize ring and the baseball diamond.

    One Irish Summer William Eleroy Curtis
  • A Queen endangering life and health of her children by a form of punishment otherwise known only in the prize ring.

  • The proprietor was for a long time the connecting link between the patrons and practitioners of the prize ring.

British Dictionary definitions for prize ring

prize ring

the enclosed area or ring used by prizefighters
the prize ring, the sport of prizefighting
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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