Definiciones principales de pugil en English

: pugil1pugil2

pugil1

Pronunciación /ˈpjuːdʒɪl/

nombre

marginal, arcaico, historical
  • A small handful, or a large pinch, of something.

Origen

Late 16th century; earliest use found in George Baker (1540–1612), surgeon. From classical Latin pugillus handful from the same base as pugnus fist + -illus.

Definiciones principales de pugil en English

: pugil1pugil2

pugil2

Pronunciación /ˈpjuːdʒɪl/

nombre

EEUU Militar
  • In full "pugil stick". A staff or pole with padded ends, used as a substitute for a rifle and bayonet in military training.

Origen

1950s; earliest use found in Great Bend (Kansas) Daily Tribune. Probably from pugil-.