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.

Pope.

A fighting chance, one dependent upon the issue of a struggle. [Colloq.] -- 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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