Fighting

Definition of Fighting

Fight´ing
a.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.
Fighting crab
(Zool.) the fiddler crab.
Fighting fish
(Zool.) a remarkably pugnacious East Indian fish (Betta pugnax), reared by the Siamese for spectacular fish fights.

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