- make a strenuous or labored effort
- exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for
(from the article `aggressive behaviour`) ...creatures as diverse as sea anemones, rag worms, wolf spiders, field crickets, lobsters, salmon, tree frogs, lizards, songbirds, rats, and ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/f/24
• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Fight • (a.) Qualified for war; fit for battle. • (a.) Occupied in war; being the scene of a battle; as, a fighting field.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/fighting/
combat 1 scrap noun
the act of fighting; any contest or struggle; `a fight broke out at the hockey game`; `there was fighting in the streets`; `the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
Fight'ing adjective 1.
Qualified for war; fit for battle. « An host of fighting
men.» 2 Chron. xxvi. 11. 2.
Occupied in war; being the scene of a battle; as, a fighting
field. Pope. A fighting chance
, one dependent upon the iss...
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1. Qualified for war; fit for battle. 'An host of fighting men.' (2 Chron. Xxvi. 11) ... 2. Occupied in war; being the scene of a battle; as, a fighting field. A fighting chance, one dependent upon the issue of a struggle. ... <zoology> Fighting crab, a remarkably pugnacious East Indian fish (Betta pugnax), reared by the Siamese for spectacul...
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a major penalty which occurs when two or more players drop their sticks and gloves and fight; if a referee deems one player to be the instigator, that player also receives a minor penalty and a misconduct penalty; the minor penalty for a less severe pushing and shoving match is called roughing.
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Fighting can be a minor (roughing) penalty or a major penalty and a game misconduct. This is at the
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When birds fight, they often strike with spread wings, peck, scratch, and sometimes lock feet and hold their opponent's feathers in their bill.
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