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fistiana

[fis-tee-an-uh, -ah-nuh]
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noun Informal.
  1. the sport or world of boxing: one of fistiana's most colorful characters.
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Origin of fistiana

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

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

    Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 1 of 14

    Elbert Hubbard

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

    Sundry Accounts

    Irvin S. Cobb