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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fight  \Fight\  (f[imac]t),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Fought} 
  (f[add]t);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Fighting}.]  [OE.  fihten  fehten 
  AS  feohtan  akin  to  D.  vechten  OHG.  fehtan  G.  fechten  Sw 
  f["a]kta,  Dan.  fegte,  and  perh.  to  E.  fist;  cf  L.  pugnare  to 
  fight,  pugnus  fist.] 
  1.  To  strive  or  contend  for  victory,  with  armies  or  in  single 
  combat;  to  attempt  to  defeat,  subdue,  or  destroy  an  enemy, 
  either  by  blows  or  weapons;  to  contend  in  arms;  -- 
  followed  by  with  or  against. 
 
  You  do  fight  against  your  country's  foes.  --Shak. 
 
  To  fight  with  thee  no  man  of  arms  will  deign. 
  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  act  in  opposition  to  anything  to  struggle  against;  to 
  contend;  to  strive;  to  make  resistance. 
 
  {To  fight  shy},  to  avoid  meeting  fairly  or  at  close  quarters; 
  to  keep  out  of  reach. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fought  \Fought\, 
  imp.  &  p.  p.  of  {Fight}. 




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