1 a hand with the fingers clenched into the palm, as for hitting
2 (Also called)
fistful the quantity that can be held in a fist or hand
3 an informal word for →
4 tr to hit with the fist
(Old English fyst; related to Old Frisian fest, Old Saxon, Old High German fust; see five)
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