pugil

pugil

(ˈpjuːdʒɪl)
n
1. archaic a pinch or small handful
2. obsolete a fist fighter
3. (Military) military US a padded pole used in military training
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Tampoco es exacto decir que Las Vegas, Nevada, ha sido un "cuadrilatero donde nunca ha ganado un pugil mexicano si no ha sido por la via del nocaut", pues muchas peleas de paisanos han llegado al limite de la cuenta en distintos foros de dicha ciudad.
Challenge your mates to a duel, stand on the podium and try to knock your opponent off using the pugil sticks
Before the finish 'gladiators' armed with pugil sticks tried to sweep the feet of exhausted competitors.
Toole para ver a un pugil desde otro angulo: "Denle la mano a un boxeador algun dia.
Juan Manuel Marquez, pugil de 38 anos de edad, gano su mas reciente combate ante el ucraniano Sergey Fedchenko y una vez mas quiere enfrentarse al filipino Manny Paquiao, en el que seria el cuarto encuentro entre los astros del boxeo.
En caso de derrotar a Juan Manuel Marquez, al pugil filipino le quedaria solamente una funcion profesional, ante Floyd Mayweather Jr.
De nacionalidad argentino-estadounidense y radicado hoy dia en Santiago de Chile, donde se desempena como academico de la Facultad de Letras de la Pontificia Universidad Catolica, Wilson hizo su debut en territorio narrativo con El pugil (2008), una novela en la que se sientan las bases de un personalisimo cosmos escritural que permite una colision fructifera entre la ciencia ficcion de ribetes cyberpunk y el comic avant-garde, la prospectiva apocaliptica y h nostalgia retro, las pesadillas colectivas de la cultura pop y los suenos de la inocencia perdida.
KATHRYN EVANS reckons taking the baton in her relay handover tonight will be easy - after taking a PUGIL STICK in the ribs on her way to winning Gladiators.
A TYNESIDE doctor is trading the stethoscope for a pugil stick as she takes up her role as a star on television show Gladiators as Amazon.
It also included a block of instruction on flak vests, helmets, and pugil sticks (heavily padded training weapons that are usually color-coded to represent the butt and bayonet of an M16 or M4 weapon).
The old favourites are back - the eliminator, the pyramid and the pugil sticks (giant cotton buds to you and me).
Apparently her favourite challenges are The Gauntlet - where the gladiators use ramrods and power-pads to prevent the contender from entering the next section - and The Duel - in which the contender and gladiator stand on podiums and try to knock each other off with pugil sticks.