, n. [OE. fight, feht, AS. feoht. See Fight, v. i.] 1. A battle; an engagement; a contest in arms; a combat; a violent conflict or struggle for victory, between individuals or between armies, ships, or navies, etc.
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Who now defies thee thrice to single fight.
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2. A struggle or contest of any kind.
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3. Strength or disposition for fighting; pugnacity; as, he has a great deal of fight in him. [Colloq.]
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4. A screen for the combatants in ships. [Obs.]
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Up with your fights, and your nettings prepare.
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Running fight, a fight in which the enemy is continually chased; also, one which continues without definite end or result.

Syn. -- Combat; engagement; contest; struggle; encounter; fray; affray; action; conflict. See Battle.
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