prize ring

1》 a ring used for prizefighting.
2》 the practice of prizefighting.

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  • Prize ring — Prize Prize (pr[imac]z), n. [F. prise a seizing, hold, grasp, fr. pris, p. p. of prendre to take, L. prendere, prehendere; in some senses, as 2 (b), either from, or influenced by, F. prix price. See {Prison}, {Prehensile}, and cf. {Pry}, and also …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prize ring — n. 1. a square platform or similar area, enclosed by ropes, for prizefights 2. prizefighting …   English World dictionary

  • prize ring — noun a square ring where boxers fight • Syn: ↑boxing ring • Topics: ↑boxing, ↑pugilism, ↑fisticuffs • Hypernyms: ↑ring * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • prize ring — /ˈpraɪz rɪŋ/ (say pruyz ring) noun a ring or enclosed square area for prize fighting …   Australian English dictionary

  • prize ring — 1. a ring where prizefights take place; boxing ring. 2. the sport of prizefighting. [1815 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • prize ring — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. the ring, gymnasium, arena; see ring 5 …   English dictionary for students

  • prize ring — The so called squared circle, enclosed by ropes, where boxing contests and prize fights are held …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • prize ring — n. wrestling ring, area for wrestling matches …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prize-ring — …   Useful english dictionary

  • prize ring rules — The rules of a prize fight. See London Prize Ring Rules …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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