Definitions for knockdown-dragout

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. knockdown-dragout, knock-down-and-drag-out(adj)

    extremely violent

    "a knock-down-and-drag-out fight"

GCIDE

  1. knockdown-dragout(adj.)

    marked by extreme violence; -- of fights; also used metaphorically of fierce contests; as, a knock-down-and-drag-out fight; a knockdown-dragout competition for the browser market.

Wiktionary

  1. knockdown-dragout(Adjective)

    Markedly violent.

  2. Origin: Previously just knockdown, dragout

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