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fistiana

[ fis-tee-an-uh, -ah-nuh ]

noun

, Informal.
  1. the sport or world of boxing:

    one of fistiana's most colorful characters.



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Word History and Origins

Origin of fistiana1

First recorded in 1830–40; fisti(cuff) + -ana

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Example Sentences

Mr. Ditto had grown out of a clerkship at Gus Neihiem's cigar-store into the realm of fistiana.

When the nations are disarmed, Ireland will take first place, for in fistiana she is supreme.

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