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From the Robert E. Howard Lexicon

“Soldier Handler dropped him five times in four rounds, and then stopped a right-hander that knocked him clear out of the ring and into fistic oblivion.”

-The Iron Man

1. fist•ic



1. of or relating to boxing; pugilistic.

Related words from the bare-knuckle period include fistiana [meaning the body of boxing legend] and fistically, referring to the means of persuasion with the fist.

Reverent Chandler: The Saga of Fend

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