Queensberry rules(redirected from Queensberry, John Sholto Douglas, 8th marquess of)
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Queensberry rules(ˈkwiːnzbərɪ; -brɪ)
1. (Boxing) the code of rules followed in modern boxing, requiring the use of padded gloves, rounds of three minutes, and restrictions on the types of blows allowed
2. informal gentlemanly or polite conduct, esp in a dispute
[(sense 1) C19: named after the ninth Marquess of Queensberry, who originated the rules in 1869]
pl → Queensberry-Regeln pl