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There was a children's party, and two boys had a fisticuff over you.
THE PRINCESS ELOPESHAROLD MACGRATH
If his fairy-godmother had prearranged this fisticuff, she could not have done anything better so far as Killigrew was concerned.
THE VOICE IN THE FOGHAROLD MACGRATH
An English traveler came upon two men engaged in a fisticuff fight.
SERBIA: A SKETCHHELEN LEAH REED
The boys had constant fisticuff fights, and the master enjoyed and encouraged them.
ALL THE DAYS OF MY LIFE: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHYAMELIA EDITH HUDDLESTON BARR
If the end is something else, a hearty fisticuff may be the means of realizing it.
SIX MAJOR PROPHETSEDWIN EMERY SLOSSON
But this was no cadet fisticuff; it was a serious matter, and I needed a friend.
KITTY'S CONQUESTCHARLES KING
Charles Rush was kind and charitable in disposition, but when exigencies required, would not decline a fisticuff.
THE OLD PIKETHOMAS B. SEARIGHT
If many disagreeable occupations, hunger and an occasional fisticuff, may be classed as adventure, then I have had my run of it.
PARROT & CO.HAROLD MACGRATH
He went so far as to admit to himself that he would have liked nothing better than a fisticuff.
THE CARPET FROM BAGDADHAROLD MACGRATH
In a fisticuff or a rough-and-tumble fight, he was one of the most formidable men of the region in which he lived.

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