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)