Definitions for knockdown-dragout
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"a knock-down-and-drag-out fight"
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.
Origin: Previously just knockdown, dragout
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