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Fist vs. Fest

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Fistnoun

A hand with the fingers clenched or curled inward.

‘The boxer's fists rained down on his opponent in the last round.’;

Festnoun

(in combination) A gathering for a specified reason or occasion.

‘a Renaissance fest’;

Fistnoun

(printing) The pointing hand symbol ☞.

Festnoun

The fist.

Fistnoun

(ham radio) The characteristic signaling rhythm of an individual telegraph or CW operator when sending Morse code.

Festnoun

A feast.

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Fistnoun

(slang) A person's characteristic handwriting.

Fistnoun

A group of men. en

Fistnoun

The talons of a bird of prey.

Fistnoun

(informal) An attempt at something.

Fistnoun

The act of breaking wind; fise.

Fistnoun

A puffball.

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Fistverb

To strike with the fist.

‘...may not score a point with his open hand(s), but may score a point by fisting the ball. Damian Cullen. "Running the rule." The Irish Times 18 Aug 2003, pg. 52.’;

Fistverb

To close (the hand) into a fist.

Fistverb

To grip with a fist.

Fistverb

(slang) To fist-fuck.

Fistverb

(intransitive) To break wind.

Fistnoun

The hand with the fingers doubled into the palm; the closed hand, especially as clinched tightly for the purpose of striking a blow.

‘Who grasp the earth and heaven with my fist.’;

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Fistnoun

The talons of a bird of prey.

‘More light than culver in the falcon's fist.’;

Fistnoun

the index mark [ ], used to direct special attention to the passage which follows.

Fistverb

To strike with the fist.

Fistverb

To gripe with the fist.

Fistnoun

a hand with the fingers clenched in the palm (as for hitting)

Fist

A fist is a hand when the fingers are bent in towards the palm and held there tightly. To make or clench a fist is to fold the fingers tightly into the center of the palm and then to clamp the thumb over the middle phalanges; in contrast to this fist, one keeps the fist by holding the thumb against the side of the index finger.

‘closed’; ‘open’;

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