boxing

This was a deadly sport. Fighters wore studded thongs and severe injuries and even brain damage was quite common.

boxing

  1. fighting with the fists
  2. hit with the fist

Boxing

Boxing is a combat sport in which two people engage in a contest of strength, speed, reflexes, endurance, and will, by throwing punches usually with gloved hands against each other. Amateur boxing is both an Olympic and Commonwealth sport and is a common fixture in most international games—it also has its own World Championships. Boxing is super...
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Boxing

• (n.) The external case of thin material used to bring any member to a required form. • (n.) The act of fighting with the fist; a combat with the fist; sparring. • (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Box • (n.) Material used in making boxes or casings. • (n.) The act of inclosing (anything) in a box, as for storage or transportation. &bu...
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boxing

pugilism noun fighting with the fists
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Boxing

[Game Boy] Once the player chooses a boxer, the other challengers must be defeated in order to gain the title. Points can be distributed and re-distributed on the fighter`s health meter, stamina, and how fast he moves around in the ring. Either uppercuts or normal punches can be used to wear down the opponent in the game. ...
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Boxing

[Intellivision video game] Boxing is a multiplayer sports video game produced by Mattel Electronics and released for its Intellivision video game system in 1981. The game simulates a 15-round boxing match with the goal of knocking out the opponent; at the time of the game`s release a real-life professional boxing match may have lasted up to...
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Boxing

[video game] Boxing is an Atari 2600 video game based on the sport of boxing. The game was designed by Activision programmer Bob Whitehead. Boxing shows a top-down view of two boxers, one white and one black. When close enough, a boxer can hit his opponent with a punch (executed by pressing the fire button on the Atari joystick). This cause...
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Boxing

Box'ing noun 1. The act of inclosing (anything) in a box, as for storage or transportation. 2. Material used in making boxes or casings. 3. Any boxlike inclosure or recess; a casing. 4. (Architecture) The external case of thin material used to bring any member ...
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Boxing

A combat sport and form of striking where only the knuckles of the padded glove are used to strike the head and upper torso of an opponent.
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Boxing

A combat sport and form of striking where only the knuckles of the padded glove are used to strike the head and upper torso of an opponent.
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Boxing

A traditionally western sport/fighting style, boxing is dependant on using quick footwork, evasive head movement, and accurate punches. Although not considered a formal martial art, boxing's offensive/defensive techniques and real-world effectiveness are an invaluable part of a mixed martial artist's repertoire.
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boxing

A two-person sport in which the fists are skillfully used to attack and defend. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Boxing

Boxing (originally known as glove-fighting) is fist-fighting with gloves worn by two men known as boxers in a roped square. It is both an amateur and a professional sport, in which contenders aim to score points by landing blows on their opponent with the gloved fist, preferably delivering such a blow to the head as to knock the opponent unconsciou...
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boxing

boxing, sport of fighting with fists, also called pugilism and prizefighting.Sections in this article:IntroductionEarly HistoryThe Organization of BoxingBoxing in the United StatesAmateur BoxingBibliography
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boxing

Fighting with gloved fists, almost entirely a male sport. The sport dates from the 18th century, when fights were fought with bare knuckles and untimed rounds. Each round ended with a knockdown. Fighting with gloves became the accepted form in the latter part of the 19th century after the formulation of the Queensberry Rules in 1867. Jack Broughton...
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Boxing

In architecture, boxing is the external case of thin material used to bring any member to a required form.
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Boxing

In horse racing, a single ticket comprised of more than one parlay.
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boxing

Mixing paint by pouring from one container to another several times to ensure thorough mixing.
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boxing

Mixing paint by pouring from one container to another several times to ensure thorough mixing.
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Boxing

Mixing paint by pouring from one container to another several times to ensure thorough mixing.
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Boxing

Railway term for the sideways motion of a bogie which has a damaging effect on rails. Also known as hunting.
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boxing

sport, both amateur and professional, involving attack and defense with the fists. Boxers usually wear padded gloves and generally observe the code ... [22 related articles]
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Boxing

The final operation in which the shoes are packed in boxes in pairs, ready to go out of the factory.
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Boxing

Two rats stand on their hind legs face to face and nearly nose to nose, and push or paw at each other with their front legs and paws, usually around the head, neck, shoulders and front legs of their opponent. Boxing is a defensive strategy.(see nose-off)
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