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Re: Fists

Posted by James Briggs on April 19, 2001

In Reply to: Fists posted by Donna on April 19, 2001

: What does the phrase "Fist to cuffs" mean - origin?

I think it should be 'fisticuffs'. Collins English Dictionary defines 'fisticuffs' as:
A combat with the fists. (C17. Probably from 'fisty' - with the fists - and Cuff)