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Definition of Fisty
1. like a fist [adj FISTIER, FISTIEST]
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Literary usage of Fisty
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1. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"fisty. The fist. To come to fisty-cufs, i. t 1585, p. 296. FISTING-HOUND. A kind of spaniel. to ficht. Var. dial. FIT. (1) Ready ; inclined. ..."
2. A Compendium of Molesworth's Marathi and English Dictionary by Baba Padmanji, James Thomas Molesworth (1863)
"That breaks readily tl uring the operation of husking — rice, &c. fisty cuffs. Fighting y¡je . one eve| or Vilifying : jeering. [reviling fcr* a. ..."
3. Stevens Indicator by Stevens Institute of Technology (1884)
"Presently the door of the roost opened, and fisty Bob stumbled out and along the prarie road. The boy put his hands up to his mouth. "Fi-i-sty!" he called. ..."
4. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1886)
"FISTING-HOUND, «. A kind of spaniel. fisty, ». The fist. fisty-CUFFS. To come to fisty- cuffs, to fight. FIT, (1) s. A division of a poem or dance. (2) e. ..."
5. Béranger: Two Hundred of His Lyrical Poems by Pierre Jean de Béranger (1850)
"We have them not—no, no, no, no— These fisty-cuffs, that lustre throw On England, here are not the go. Britons, from you we'll patterns draw In all ..."
6. Dialect Notes by American Dialect Society (1890)
"... awfully a wild-cat hide" (of the drum of a banjo). fist: a small dog. fisty: low, mean. ... "That cow is fisty." (EMF) (64.) [See etymology in Cent. ..."